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1. a compound of water with a radical.
2. a salt or other compound that contains water of crystallization.
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 aqueous solvate (in older terminology, a hydroxide); a compound that crystallizes with one or more molecules of water, for example, CuSO4·5H2O.
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An aqueous solvate (in older terminology, a hydroxide); a compound crystallizing with one or more molecules of water.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012