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diacid

adjective di·ac·id \ (ˌ)dī-ˈa-səd \
variants: or diacidic play \ˌdī-ə-ˈsi-dik\

Definition of diacid

: able to react with two molecules of a monobasic acid or one of a dibasic acid to form a salt or ester used especially of bases

First Known Use of diacid

1866

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diacid

noun

Definition of diacid

: an acid with two acid hydrogen atoms

Origin and Etymology of diacid

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diacid

adjective di·ac·id \ (ˈ)dī-ˈas-əd \
variants: or diacidic play \ˌdī-ə-ˈsid-ik\

medical Definition of diacid

1 : able to react with two molecules of a monobasic acid or one of a dibasic acid to form a salt or ester used especially of bases
2 : containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms used especially of acid salts

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diacid

noun

medical Definition of diacid

: an acid with two acid hydrogen atoms

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