1. Suffix form of the prefix dihydroxy. 2. A member of a class of compounds containing two hydroxyl groups.
- gym-diol, gym-diol a compound in which both hydroxyl groups are attached to the same carbon atom; an intermediate in many reactions.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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