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hydroxide

noun hy·drox·ide \hī-ˈdräk-ˌsīd\

Definition of HYDROXIDE

1
:  the monovalent anion OH consisting of one atom of hydrogen and one of oxygen —called also hydroxide ion
2
:  an ionic compound of hydroxide with an element or group

Origin of HYDROXIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1851

hydroxide

noun hy·drox·ide \hī-ˈdräk-ˌsīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYDROXIDE

1
:  the monovalent anion OH consisting of one atom of hydrogen and one of oxygen—called also hydroxide ion
2
:  an ionic compound of hydroxide with an element or group

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