hydroxycarbonyl compound

hydroxycarbonyl compound

[hī¦dräk·sē′kär·bə·nəl ′käm‚pau̇nd]
(organic chemistry)
A compound possessing one or more hydroxy (‒OH) groups and one or more carbonyl (=C=O) groups.
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