Hydroxide vs Pentahydroxide - What's the difference?

hydroxide | pentahydroxide |


As nouns the difference between hydroxide and pentahydroxide

is that hydroxide is while pentahydroxide is (chemistry) any hydroxide having five hydroxyl groups.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

hydroxide

English

Noun

(wikipedia hydroxide) (en noun)
  • (chemistry) An univalent anion (OH-) based on the hydroxyl functional group.
  • Any substance containing such an anion.
  • Derived terms

    * aluminium hydroxide, aluminum hydroxide * ammonium hydroxide * barium hydroxide * beryllium hydroxide * caesium hydroxide, cesium hydroxide * cadmium hydroxide * calcium hydroxide * gallium hydroxide * indium hydroxide * iron hydroxide * lithium hydroxide * magnesium hydroxide * methylmercury hydroxide * nickel hydroxide * plumbic hydroxide * potassium hydroxide * quaternary ammonium hydroxide * radium hydroxide * rubidium hydroxide * sodium hydroxide * stannic hydroxide * stannous hydroxide * strontium hydroxide * thallium hydroxide * zinc chromate hydroxide * zinc hydroxide * zirconium hydroxide

    See also

    * hydronium * hydrogen ion * pOH * pH

    pentahydroxide

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (chemistry) Any hydroxide having five hydroxyl groups.
  • Derived terms

    * aluminium pentahydroxide * diphosphorus pentahydroxide * uranyl pentahydroxide