Definition of Anhydrides

1. Noun. (plural of anhydride) ¹



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Definition of Anhydrides

1. anhydride [n] - See also: anhydride

Medical Definition of Anhydrides

1. Chemical compounds derived from a substance, especially an acid, by the abstraction of a molecule of water. The anhydrides of bases are oxides; those of alcohols are ethers. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anhydrides

anhimas
anhinga
anhingas
anhistic
anhistous
anholonomic
anholonomies
anhomomorphic
anhungered
anhungry
anhydrase
anhydrases
anhydrate
anhydration
anhydride
anhydrides (current term)
anhydrite
anhydrites
anhydro-
anhydrobiosis
anhydrobiotic
anhydroecgonine
anhydroelastase
anhydrogitalin
anhydroleucovorin
anhydrosis
anhydrosugar
anhydrosugars
anhydrotetracycline
anhydrotetracycline oxygenase

Literary usage of Anhydrides

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1. A Text-book of organic chemistry by Arnold Frederick Holleman (1913)
"ORGANIC CHEMISTRY. Formation of anhydrides. [§ 168 168. Oxalic acid and malonic acid do uot yield anhydrides (165), while succinic acid, ..."

2. Principles of Theoretical Chemistry, with Special Reference to the by Ira Remsen (1892)
"anhydrides.—The anhydrides of carbon compounds are derived from carbon acids in the same way that anhydrides in general are derived from acids; ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller, Charles Edward Groves, Herbert McLeod (1878)
"The general properties of these bodies may be illustrated bv examining the several combinations formed by sulphuric and sulphurous anhydrides with dry ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1862)
"But the following proof of the correctness of the theory of this duplicate composition of the anhydrides, will, perhaps, by many be esteemed still more ..."

5. Practical organic and bio-chemistry by Robert Henry Aders Plimmer (1920)
"Mixed anhydrides can be prepared by using different acyl chlorides and ... The anhydrides are liquids possessing a pungent smell, but do not fume in the air ..."

6. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1891)
"The anhydrides of the oxy-acids may be produced in three ways. If two molecules of the acids unite so that the water can be ..."

7. Lecture Notes for Chemical Students by Edward Frankland (1881)
"anhydrides of the I CO dihydric monobasic< 0 0. acids . ... The residues of different acids unite to form mixed anhydrides analogous to the mixed ethers. ..."

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