dihydrate

[ dahy-hahy-dreyt ]
/ daɪˈhaɪ dreɪt /

noun Chemistry.

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

Nearby words

  1. dihedral group,
  2. dihedron,
  3. diheterozygote,
  4. dihua,
  5. dihybrid,
  6. dihydric,
  7. dihydric alcohol,
  8. dihydro-,
  9. dihydro-orotate,
  10. dihydrocodeine

Origin of dihydrate


Related formsdi·hy·drat·ed, adjective

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Medicine definitions for dihydrate

dihydrate

[ dī-hīdrāt′ ]

n.

A chemical compound containing two molecules of water.

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