Definition of monohydrate in English:

monohydrate

noun

Chemistry
  • A hydrate containing one mole of water per mole of the compound.

    • ‘With time this triple-layered phase underwent a partial transformation into a crystalline trilayer with a structure akin to that of the 3D triclinic crystal of cholesterol monohydrate.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Creatine monohydrate is known to have poor bioavailability, which means not much of what you take actually makes it into your bloodstream.’
    • ‘Most effervescent creatine products contain creatine citrate or creatine monohydrate along with bicarbonate and citric acid.’

Pronunciation:

monohydrate

/ˌmänōˈhīdrāt/