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dihydrate

[dahy-hahy-dreyt] /daɪˈhaɪ dreɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a hydrate that contains two molecules of water, as potassium sulfite, K 2 SO 3 ⋅2H 2 O.
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dihydrated, adjective
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dihydrate in Medicine

dihydrate di·hy·drate (dī-hī'drāt')
n.
A chemical compound containing two molecules of water.

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