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anhydride

 [an-hi´drīd]
a compound derived from a substance, usually an acid, by removal of a molecule of water.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·hy·dride

(an-hī'drīd),
An oxide that can combine with water to form an acid or that is derived from an acid by the abstraction of water.
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an·hy·dride

(an-hī'drīd)
An oxide that can combine with water to form an acid or that is derived from an acid by the abstraction of water.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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