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[mass noun] Water molecules forming an essential part of the crystal structure of some compounds.
- ‘It should be understood that the present invention comprising paroxetine hydrochloric anhydrate may contain unbound water, that is to say water which is other than water of crystallization.’
- ‘This amount of water also corresponds to the two molecules of water of crystallization per molecule of trehalose.’
- ‘It also means that if you're willing to assume, say, one/third molecule's worth of water of crystallization, you can finagle the numbers to come out to most anything you need.’
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