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tartrate

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noun tar·trate \ˈtär-ˌtrāt\

Definition of tartrate

  1. :  a salt or ester of tartaric acid



Origin and Etymology of tartrate

International Scientific Vocabulary, from French tartre tartar, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin tartarum


First Known Use: 1794


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tartrate

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noun tar·trate \ˈtär-ˌtrāt\

Medical Definition of tartrate

  1. :  a salt or ester of tartaric acid




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