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diacid

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adjective di·ac·id \(ˌ)dī-ˈa-səd\

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

1866

First Known Use of diacid

1866

Variants of diacid

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diacidic

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diacid

noun di·ac·id

Definition of diacid

  1. :  an acid with two acid hydrogen atoms

Origin and Etymology of diacid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1929


Medical Dictionary

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diacid

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adjective di·ac·id \(ˈ)dī-ˈas-əd\

Medical Definition of diacid

  1. 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. 2:  containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms—used especially of acid salts

Variants of diacid

or

diacidic

\ˌdī-ə-ˈsid-ik\play

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diacid

noun di·ac·id

Medical Definition of diacid

  1. :  an acid with two acid hydrogen atoms


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