dihydrate

[dahy-hahy-dreyt]

noun Chemistry.

a hydrate that contains two molecules of water, as potassium sulfite, K2SO3⋅2H2O.

Origin of dihydrate

Related formsdi·hy·drat·ed, adjective
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dihydrate in Medicine

dihydrate

[dī-hīdrāt′]

n.

A chemical compound containing two molecules of water.
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