variant of before a vowel.
an abnormal decrease in the volume of the blood, due to loss of water.
a compound formed by removing water from a more complex compound: an oxide of a nonmetal (acid anhydride) or a metal (basic anhydride) that forms an acid or a base, respectively, when united with water. a compound from which water has been abstracted. Historical Examples It is the anhydride of an acid, and consequently it […]
a mineral, anhydrous calcium sulfate, CaSO 4 , usually occurring in whitish or slightly colored masses. Historical Examples anhydrite (CaSO4) also occurs in rock masses, and is often associated with rock salt. A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer These observations appear to show […]
a combining form representing anhydride, in compound words: anhydroglucose. anhydro- pref. Without water: anhydride.