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tribasic

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adjective tri·ba·sic \(ˌ)trī-ˈbā-sik\

Definition of tribasic

  1. :  having three replaceable hydrogen atoms —used of acids



1837

First Known Use of tribasic

1837


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tribasic

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adjective tri·ba·sic \(ˈ)trī-ˈbā-sik\

Medical Definition of tribasic

  1. 1:  having three replaceable hydrogen atoms—used of acids

  2. 2:  containing three atoms of a monovalent metal or their equivalent




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