hexahydrate

[hek-suh-hahy-dreyt]
noun
a hydrate that contains six molecules of water, as magnesium chloride, MgCl 2 ⋅6H 2 O.

Origin:
1905–10; hexa- + hydrate

hexahydrated, adjective
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hexahydrate (ˌhɛksəˈhaɪdreɪt)
 
n
a hydrate, such as magnesium chloride, MgCl2.6H2O, with six molecules of water per molecule of substance
 
hexa'hydrated
 
adj

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Nickel sulfate is an odorless, crystalline substance that commonly occurs in the form of hexahydrate or heptahydrate crystals.
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