tribasic

adjective tri·ba·sic \ (ˌ)trī-ˈbā-sik \

Definition of tribasic

: having three replaceable hydrogen atoms used of acids

First Known Use of tribasic

1837

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tribasic

adjective tri·ba·sic \ (ˈ)trī-ˈbā-sik \

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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