alcohols

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00204
Compounds in which a hydroxy group, –OH, is attached to a saturated carbon atom
R3COH
. The term 'hydroxyl' refers to the radical species, HO·.
See also:
enols
,
phenols
Source:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1312 [Terms] [Paper]