polyacid

noun
poly·​ac·​id | \ ˈpäl-ē-ˌas-əd How to pronounce polyacid (audio) \

Medical Definition of polyacid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : an acid (as phosphoric acid) having more than one acid hydrogen atom
2 : an acid of a large group of oxygen-containing acids

polyacid

adjective

Medical Definition of polyacid (Entry 2 of 2)

: able to react with more than one molecule of a monoacid to form a salt used especially of bases

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“Polyacid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyacid. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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