tetrabasic

adjective
tet·​ra·​basic | \¦te‧trə+\

Definition of tetrabasic 

1 : having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by basic atoms or radicals used of acids (as hypophosphoric acid)

2 : containing four atoms of a univalent metal or their equivalent used of salts

3 : having four basic hydroxyl groups : able to react with four molecules of a monoacid used of bases and basic salts

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Other Words from tetrabasic

tetrabasicity \"+ \ noun plural -es

History and Etymology for tetrabasic

International Scientific Vocabulary tetra- + basic

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