heptahydrate

heptahydrate

[hep-tuh-hahy-dreyt]
noun
a hydrate that contains seven molecules of water, as magnesium sulfate, MgSO 4 ⋅7H 2 O.

Origin:
1870–75; hepta- + hydrate

heptahydrated, adjective
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