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Definition of "monohydrate" []

  • A compound, such as calcium chloride monohydrate, CaCl2·H2O, that contains one molecule of water. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "monohydrate" in a sentence
  • "Sibutramine (trade name Meridia in the U.S. and Canada, Ectiva in South Africa, Reductil in Europe and most other countries), usually as sibutramine hydrochloride monohydrate, is an orally administered agent for the treatment of obesity, as an appetite suppressant."
  • "I'd like to have my Ephedra-based weight loss products back, and I'd like the FDA to STFU about whether creatine monohydrate should be treated like an anabolic steroid."
  • "Today it produces both monohydrate and anhydrous forms of lactose at a fully cGMP compliant FDA registered drug establishment in the US."