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sodium bicarbonate

noun

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
July 28, 2015
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