anhydride

noun
an·hy·dride | \(ˌ)an-ˈhī-ˌdrīd \

Definition of anhydride 

: a compound derived from another (such as an acid) by removal of the elements of water

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1849, in the meaning defined above

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anhydride

noun
an·hy·dride | \(ˈ)an-ˈhī-ˌdrīd \

Medical Definition of anhydride 

: a compound derived from another (as an acid) by removal of the elements of water

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