potassium bicarbonate

noun

Medical Definition of potassium bicarbonate

: a crystalline water-soluble salt KHCO3 that is sometimes used as an antacid and urinary alkalizer and to treat potassium deficiency — see klor-con

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“Potassium bicarbonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/potassium%20bicarbonate. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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