(Science: chemistry) a compound radical, or unsaturated group, ho, consisting of one atom of hydrogen and one of oxygen. It is a characteristic part of the hydrates, the alcohols, the oxygen acids, etc.
Origin: Hydro-, 2 – oxygen – -yl.
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