hydroxide

noun hy·drox·ide \ hī-ˈdräk-ˌsīd \

Definition of hydroxide

1 :the monovalent anion OH consisting of one atom of hydrogen and one of oxygen called also hydroxide ion
2 :an ionic compound of hydroxide with an element or group

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hydroxide

noun hy·drox·ide \ hī-ˈdräk-ˌsīd \

medical Definition of hydroxide

1 :the monovalent anion OH consisting of one atom of hydrogen and one of oxygen called also hydroxide ion
2 :an ionic compound of hydroxide with an element or group

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