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

Learn More About polyacid

Dictionary Entries Near polyacid

poly(A)

polyacid

polyacrylamide

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Polyacid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyacid. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!