Origin of trihydratetri- + hydrate
The definition of a trihydrate is a chemical compound that has three molecules of water in it.
An example of a trihydrate is the anti-infection drug amoxicillin trihydrate.
a chemical compound containing three molecules of water
- The trihydrate melts at 114.5°, and boils at 170 0, giving off nitric acid, and leaving the basic salt Cu(NO 3) 2.3Cu(OH) 2.