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A triol is a chemical compound containing three hydroxyl groups (–OH functional groups),[1] such as glycerol. An example of triol on benzene is benzenetriol.

See also[edit]

  • Alcohols, chemical compounds with one hydroxyl group
  • Diols, chemical compounds with two hydroxyl groups
  • Polyols, chemical compounds with multiple hydroxyl groups
  • Phenol, chemical compound with a hydroxyl group bonded to a benzene ring