[ dahy-hahy-dreyt ]
/ daɪˈhaɪ dreɪt /
a hydrate that contains two molecules of water, as potassium sulfite, K2SO3⋅2H2O.
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OTHER WORDS FROM dihydratedi·hy·drat·ed, adjective
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Medical definitions for dihydrate
[ dī-hī′drāt′ ]
A chemical compound containing two molecules of water.
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