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sodium bicarbonate

sodium bicarbonate

noun

Definition of SODIUM BICARBONATE

:  a white crystalline weakly alkaline salt NaHCO3 used especially in baking powders and fire extinguishers and in medicine as an antacid —called also baking soda, bicarbonate of soda

First Known Use of SODIUM BICARBONATE

1885

sodium bicarbonate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SODIUM BICARBONATE

:  a white crystalline weakly alkaline salt NaHCO3 used in baking powders and in medicine especially as an antacid—called also baking soda, bicarb, bicarbonate of soda, sodium acid carbonate

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