hemihydrate

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hemihydrate

[‚hem·ē′hī‚drate]
(organic chemistry)
A hydrate with a 2:1 molecular ratio of anhydrous compound to water, plaster of paris is the hemihydrate of calcium sulfate, composition CaSO4·½H2O.

hemihydrate

A hydrate which contains one-half molecule of water to one molecule of the compound; the most common such material is partially dehydrated gypsum (plaster of paris).