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acid

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adjective ac·id \ˈas-əd\

Medical Definition of acid

  1. 1:  sour, sharp, or biting to the taste

  2. 2a:  of, relating to, or being an acid; also :  having the reactions or characteristics of an acid <an acid solution>bof salts and esters :  derived by partial exchange of replaceable hydrogen <acid sodium carbonate NaHCO3>c:  marked by or resulting from an abnormally high concentration of acid <acid indigestion>—not used technically




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acid

noun ac·id

Medical Definition of acid

  1. 1:  a sour substance; specifically :  any of various typically water-soluble and sour compounds that in solution are capable of reacting with a base to form a salt, that redden litmus, that have a pH less than 7, and that are hydrogen-containing molecules or ions able to give up a proton to a base or are substances able to accept an unshared pair of electrons from a base

  2. 2:  lsd





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