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Mesh term Ethylene Glycols

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Glycols

Description

An ethylene compound with two hydroxy groups (-OH) located on adjacent carbons. They are viscous and colorless liquids. Some are used as anesthetics or hypnotics. However, the class is best known for their use as a coolant or antifreeze.


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Chloral Hydrate
Ethylene Glycol
Methoxyhydroxyphenylglycol
Polyethylene Glycols


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