Meaning of polyhydroxyl in English:

polyhydroxyl

Pronunciation /ˌpɒlɪhʌɪˈdrɒksɪl/ /ˌpɒlɪhʌɪˈdrɒksʌɪl/

adjective

  • Containing two or more hydroxyl groups in the molecule; compare polyhydroxy-.

Origin

1950s. After German Polyhydroxyl.