hydroxide

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noun hy·drox·ide \hī-ˈdräk-ˌsīd\

Definition of hydroxide

  1. 1 :  the monovalent anion OH consisting of one atom of hydrogen and one of oxygen —called also hydroxide ion

  2. 2 :  an ionic compound of hydroxide with an element or group

Origin and Etymology of hydroxide

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1851


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hydroxide

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noun hy·drox·ide \hī-ˈdräk-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of hydroxide

  1. 1:  the monovalent anion OH consisting of one atom of hydrogen and one of oxygen—called also hydroxide ion

  2. 2:  an ionic compound of hydroxide with an element or group


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