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water of hydration

Definition of WATER OF HYDRATION

:  water that is chemically combined with a substance to form a hydrate and can be expelled (as by heating) without essentially altering the composition of the substance
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First Known Use of WATER OF HYDRATION

1864
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water of hydration

noun

Medical Definition of WATER OF HYDRATION

:  water that is chemically combined with a substance to form a hydrate and can be expelled (as by heating) without essentially altering the composition of the substance

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