polyacid

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noun

poly·​ac·​id ˈpäl-ē-ˌas-əd How to pronounce polyacid (audio)
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: an acid (as phosphoric acid) having more than one acid hydrogen atom
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: an acid of a large group of oxygen-containing acids

polyacid

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adjective

: 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 21 May. 2024.

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