amphoterism(redirected from Amphoteric (chemistry))
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Etymology: Gk, amphoteros, pertaining to both
a quality of a chemical compound that permits it to act as an acid or a base. amphoteric, adj., n.
The property of being amphoteric.
amphoteric, amphoterous (am″fŏ-ter′ik) (am-fot′ĕr-ŭs) [Gr. amphoteros, each or both of two]
Being able to react as both an acid and a base.amphoterism (am″fŏ-ter′izm)