tribasic

adjective
tri·​ba·​sic | \ (ˌ)trī-ˈbā-sik How to pronounce tribasic (audio) \

Definition of tribasic

: having three replaceable hydrogen atoms used of acids

First Known Use of tribasic

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Tribasic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tribasic. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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tribasic

adjective
tri·​ba·​sic | \ (ˈ)trī-ˈbā-sik How to pronounce tribasic (audio) \

Medical Definition of tribasic

1 : having three replaceable hydrogen atoms used of acids
2 : containing three atoms of a monovalent metal or their equivalent

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