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monohydrate

[ mon-uh-hahy-dreyt ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈhaɪ dreɪt /
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noun Chemistry.
a hydrate that contains one molecule of water, as ammonium carbonate, (NH4)2CO3·H2O.
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Origin of monohydrate

First recorded in 1850–55; mono- + hydrate

OTHER WORDS FROM monohydrate

mon·o·hy·drat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for monohydrate

monohydrate
/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈhaɪdreɪt) /

noun
a hydrate, such as ferrous sulphate monohydrate, FeSO 4 .H 2 O, containing one molecule of water per molecule of the compound

Derived forms of monohydrate

monohydrated, adjective
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Medical definitions for monohydrate

monohydrate
[ mŏn′ō-hīdrāt′ ]

n.
A compound, such as calcium chloride monohydrate, that contains one molecule of water.
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