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Subject - Organic Chemistry

Hydration is the term used for the addition of water to organic substrates. It is interpreted as attaching H and OH (from water) to two adjacent atoms by chemical reaction and formation of covalent bonds, e.g. the formation of ethanol from ethene and 2-propanol from propylene

See also: addition

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