Medical Dictionary

amphoteric

adj am·pho·ter·ic \ˌam(p)-fə-ˈter-ik\

Medical Definition of AMPHOTERIC

:  partly one and partly the other; specifically :  capable of reacting chemically either as an acid or as a base
am·pho·ter·ism \-ˈter-ˌiz-əm\ noun

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