hemiacetals

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Compounds having the general formula R2C(OH)OR' (R'H).
See also: lactols, hemiketals
Source:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1339 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)