hydroxy

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hydroxy (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) Being, or containing a hydroxyl radical.
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hydroxy (uncountable)

  1. (informal, pharmacology) Clipping of hydroxychloroquine.
    • 2020 July 28, Remarks by President Trump in Press Briefing:
      So, we know from that standpoint — because it’s been so many years, from a safety standpoint, it’s safe. I happen to think, based on what I’ve read — I’ve read a lot about hydroxy. I happen to think that it has an impact, especially at the early years.