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dehydrogenate

[dee-hahy-druh-juh-neyt, dee-hahy-droj-uh-]
verb (used with object), de·hy·dro·gen·at·ed, de·hy·dro·gen·at·ing. Chemistry.
  1. to remove hydrogen from (a compound).
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Origin of dehydrogenate

First recorded in 1840–50; de- + hydrogenate
Related formsde·hy·dro·gen·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dehydrogenation

dehydrogenate

dehydrogenize or dehydrogenise (diːˈhaɪdrədʒəˌnaɪz)

verb
  1. (tr) to remove hydrogen from
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Derived Formsdehydrogenation, dehydrogenization or dehydrogenisation, noun
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dehydrogenation in Medicine

dehydrogenation

(dē′hī-drŏj′ə-nāshən, dē-hī′drə-jə-)
n.
  1. The removal of hydrogen.
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