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water of crystallization

Definition of WATER OF CRYSTALLIZATION

:  water of hydration present in many crystallized substances that is usually essential for maintenance of a particular crystal structure
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First Known Use of WATER OF CRYSTALLIZATION

1791
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water of crystallization

noun

Medical Definition of WATER OF CRYSTALLIZATION

:  water of hydration present in many crystallized substances that is usually essential for maintenance of a particular crystal structure

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