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bi·car·bon·ate

 (bī-kär′bə-nāt′, -nĭt)
n.
The polyatomic anion HCO3- or a compound, such as sodium bicarbonate, containing it.

bicarbonate

(baɪˈkɑːbənɪt; -ˌneɪt)
n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a salt of carbonic acid containing the ion HCO3; an acid carbonate
2. (Elements & Compounds) (modifier) consisting of, containing, or concerned with the ion HCO3: a bicarbonate compound. Systematic name: hydrogen carbonate
3. (Elements & Compounds) short for bicarbonate of soda

bi•car•bo•nate

(baɪˈkɑr bə nɪt, -ˌneɪt)

n.
a salt of carbonic acid, containing the HCO3− group.
[1810–20]

bi·car·bon·ate

(bī-kär′bə-nāt′)
The group HCO3 or a compound containing it, such as sodium bicarbonate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bicarbonate - a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
baking soda, bicarbonate of soda, saleratus, sodium bicarbonate, sodium hydrogen carbonate - a white soluble compound (NaHCO3) used in effervescent drinks and in baking powders and as an antacid
carbonate - a salt or ester of carbonic acid (containing the anion CO3)
potassium acid carbonate, potassium bicarbonate, potassium hydrogen carbonate - a crystalline salt (KHCO3) that is used in baking powder and as an antacid
calcium bicarbonate - a bicarbonate that is a major cause of hard water
magnesium bicarbonate - a bicarbonate that is a major cause of hard water
Translations

bi·car·bon·ate

n. bicarbonato, sal de ácido carbónico, bicarbonato sodico.

bicarbonate

n bicarbonato
References in classic literature ?
Caustic potash has a great affinity for carbonic acid; and it is sufficient to shake it in order for it to seize upon the acid and form bicarbonate of potassium.
Its use is a welcomed alternative to other fungicides because bicarbonates are recognized as safe food additives and do not have adverse environmental impacts.
The research demonstrated the ability of bicarbonates to effectively inhibit and kill mold spores and determined that potassium bicarbonate was 25 to 35 percent more effective than sodium bicarbonate (baking soda)," says Horst.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- Information that originated from scientific trials has found its way into the public domain where it contributes to the myth that concoctions and mixtures of sodium bicarbonate, oil, water and soap are a recommended "Cornell Formula" plant fungicide.
Groundwater in other areas of Sweden contains bicarbonates that display similarly low ratios of carbon-13, "and these bicarbonates have a surface origin in the peat bogs or pine forests,' says Valley.
To maintain the alkalinity of the pancreatic juice, the bile, the liver, and particularly the pancreas extract bicarbonates and minerals from the blood.
Chronic metabolic acidosis mainly distresses two alkaline digestive glands: the liver and pancreas, which secrete alkaline bile and pancreatic juice with a great amount of bicarbonate.
Low capacity of blood buffer systems and, specifically, the low capacity of bicarbonate buffer.
Content Of Bicarbonate (mEq/Liter) in Human Plasma, Pancreatic Juice, and Bile (3) Body Fluid Bicarbonate Blood (plasma) 27 Pancreatic Juice 92-145 Bile 45
The naturally occurring bicarbonates are the body's first line of defense against increased acidity.
The results of ANOVA indicated a significant effect of sodium bicarbonate ingestion on blood concentration of bicarbonates ([F.
Furthermore, evidence in favor of beneficial effects of sodium bicarbonate intake include, significantly elevated blood bicarbonates and higher blood pH in the postingestion state, (Figure 2, 3) as well as elevated plasma lactate concentration after exercise.