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

First Known Use of anhydride

1849


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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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