tetrabasic


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tet·ra·ba·sic

(tet'ră-bā'sik),
Denoting an acid having four acid groups and thereby being able to neutralize 4 Eq of base.

tetrabasic

[tet′rəbā′sik]
1 adj, describing a compound that has four acidic hydrogen atoms replaced by metal ions.
2 n, an alcohol containing four hydroxyl groups.

tetrabasic

(tĕt″ră-bā′sĭk) [Gr. tetras, four, + basis, base]
Having four replaceable hydrogen atoms, said of an acid or acid salt.
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