a combining form meaning “dehydrogenated,” used in the formation of compound words: dehydrochlorinate.

Nearby words

  1. dehydrase,
  2. dehydratase,
  3. dehydrate,
  4. dehydration,
  5. dehydrator,
  6. dehydrochlorinase,
  7. dehydrochlorinate,
  8. dehydrocholic acid,
  9. dehydrocorticosterone,
  10. dehydroepiandrosterone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for dehydro-



Losing one or more hydrogen atoms:dehydrogenation.

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