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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

a compound formed by carbon dioxide and water.
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Namely, the conversion rate of carbonic acid into hydrogen was the largest at 50[degrees]C and the smallest at 40[degrees]C.
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(Left) Raindrops soak up carbon dioxide (C[O.sub.2]) in air and convert it into carbonic acid ([H.sub.2]C[O.sub.3]).
Hydrogen ion ([H.sup.+]) concentration is one of the most important parameters in acid-base equilibrium and depends on the interactions between partial pressure of carbon dioxide (PaC[O.sub.2]), bicarbonate ion (HC[O.sub.3.sup.-]) plasma concentration, constant dissociation of carbonic acid, and carbon dioxide solubility, as determined by the Henderson and Hasselbalch equation.
This dissolved C[0.sub.2] is, in turn, converted into carbonic acid, increasing the acidity level of the water and disrupting shellfish and corals.
This opened the door to a discussion of what is happening to the pH of the ocean as carbon dioxide gets absorbed and becomes carbonic acid. The group learned how species such as plankton, corals, and mollusks may be affected by ocean acidification.
Typically, about 30 percent of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is absorbed into oceans, where it becomes carbonic acid and makes the water more acidic.
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