Hydroxyl vs Pentahydroxide - What's the difference?

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In chemistry|lang=en terms the difference between hydroxyl and pentahydroxide

is that hydroxyl is (chemistry) a univalent radical or functional group (–oh) in organic chemistry; present in alcohols, phenols, carboxylic acids and certain other classes of compounds while pentahydroxide is (chemistry) any hydroxide having five hydroxyl groups.

As nouns the difference between hydroxyl and pentahydroxide

is that hydroxyl is (chemistry) a univalent radical or functional group (–oh) in organic chemistry; present in alcohols, phenols, carboxylic acids and certain other classes of compounds while pentahydroxide is (chemistry) any hydroxide having five hydroxyl groups.

hydroxyl

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) A univalent radical or functional group (–OH) in organic chemistry; present in alcohols, phenols, carboxylic acids and certain other classes of compounds.
  • Derived terms

    {{der3, hydroxylamine , hydroxylammonium nitrate , hydroxylapatite , hydroxylate , hydroxylbastnasite , hydroxyl ion}}

    pentahydroxide

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chemistry) Any hydroxide having five hydroxyl groups.
  • Derived terms

    * aluminium pentahydroxide * diphosphorus pentahydroxide * uranyl pentahydroxide