dihydro-


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dihydro-

[dī¦hī·drō]
(chemistry)
A prefix indicating combination with two atoms of hydrogen.
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Most dermatologists accept that a major cause of inherited male-pattern baldness is over-sensitivity of the hair follicles to the hormone dihydro- testosterone.
Other derivatives, including the dihydro- and tetrahydro- compounds have also been prepared and characterized, and are being used in a structure-function study.
4- dihydro- 5-(methoxycarbonyl)- (25,3E,4S) 2H-pyran-4-yl]acetyl]- [beta]-D- glucopyranosyl]oxy] ethyl]phenyl ester 7 G15 (2S.