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monohydrate Line breaks: mono|hy¦drate
Pronunciation: /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈhʌɪdreɪt/

Definition of monohydrate in English:


A hydrate containing one mole of water per mole of the compound.
Example sentences
  • Most effervescent creatine products contain creatine citrate or creatine monohydrate along with bicarbonate and citric acid.
  • Nitrofurantoin monohydrate is another reasonable prophylactic antibiotic that may be used in children who are older than eight weeks of age.
  • Creatine monohydrate took the world by storm and gave bodybuilders and athletes a legitimate way to build muscle, increase strength, and enhance performance.

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