aquo

adjective aq·uo \ˈa(ˌ)kwō, ˈä-\

Definition of aquo

  1. :  of or relating to compounds derived from water lithium hydroxide LiOH is an aquo base — compare ammono

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Origin and Etymology of aquo

aquo-


aquo-

combining form aq·uo

Definition of aquo-

  1. 1 :  containing a molecule of water as part of a coordination complex hexaquocobalt(III) chloride [Co(H2O)6]Cl3

  2. 2 :  derived from water —in names of chemical compounds aquocarbonic acid OC(OH)2 — compare ammono- 2

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Origin and Etymology of aquo-

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin aqua water + International Scientific Vocabulary -o-


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