Origin of monohydrate

First recorded in 1850–55; mono- + hydrate
Related formsmon·o·hy·drat·ed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for monohydrate


  1. a hydrate, such as ferrous sulphate monohydrate, FeSO 4 .H 2 O, containing one molecule of water per molecule of the compound
Derived Formsmonohydrated, adjective
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monohydrate in Medicine


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