dihydrate

[ dahy-hahy-dreyt ]
/ daɪˈhaɪ dreɪt /

noun Chemistry.

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

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OTHER WORDS FROM dihydrate

di·hy·drat·ed, adjective
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Medical definitions for dihydrate

dihydrate
[ dī-hīdrāt′ ]

n.

A chemical compound containing two molecules of water.
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