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solvate

noun sol·vate \ ˈsäl-ˌvāt , ˈsȯl- \

Definition of solvate

:an aggregate that consists of a solute ion or molecule with one or more solvent molecules; also :a substance (such as a hydrate) containing such ions

Origin and Etymology of solvate

solvent + 1-ate


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solvate

verb

Definition of solvate

solvated; solvating
transitive verb
:to make part of a solvate

solvation

play \säl-ˈvā-shən, sȯl-\ noun

First Known Use of solvate

1909


Medical Dictionary

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solvate

noun sol·vate \ ˈsäl-ˌvāt, ˈsȯl- \

medical Definition of solvate

:an aggregate that consists of a solute ion or molecule with one or more solvent molecules; also :a substance (as a hydrate) containing such ions

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solvate

transitive verb

medical Definition of solvate

solvated; solvating
:to make part of a solvate

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