aldehyde hydrate


Definition of aldehyde hydrate

: any compound (as chloral hydrate) formed by the union of an aldehyde with water and having the general formula RCH(OH)2

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First Known Use of aldehyde hydrate

1871, in the meaning defined above

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“Aldehyde hydrate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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