water of crystallization

noun phrase

Definition of water of crystallization

: water of hydration present in many crystallized substances that is usually essential for maintenance of a particular crystal structure

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1791, in the meaning defined above

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water of crystallization

noun

Medical Definition of water of crystallization

: water of hydration present in many crystallized substances that is usually essential for maintenance of a particular crystal structure

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