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carbonic acid

 [kahr-bon´ik]
aqueous solution of carbon dioxide, H2CO3.
carbonic acid anhydrase carbonic anhydrase.

car·bon·ic ac·id

(kar-bon'ik as'id),
H2CO3, formed from H2O and CO2.

carbonic acid

/car·bon·ic ac·id/ (kahr-bon´ik) an aqueous solution of carbon dioxide, H2CO3.

carbonic acid (H2CO3)

[kärbon′ik]
Etymology: L, carbo, coal, acidus, acid
an unstable acid formed by dissolving carbon dioxide in water. It is the basis of carbonated beverages and is related to the carbonate group of compounds. Its production in the body is catalyzed by carbonic anhydrase.

carbonic acid

a compound formed by carbon dioxide and water.

carbonic acid,

n an unstable acid formed by dissolving carbon dioxide in water. It is the basis of carbonated beverages and contributes the negative ion to carbonate salts.

carbonic acid

aqueous solution of carbon dioxide, H2CO3.

carbonic acid anhydrase