potassium bicarbonate

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potassium bicarbonate

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A compound, KHCO3, in the form of a white powder or colorless crystals, used in baking powder and in medicine as an antacid and in the treatment of potassium deficiency.
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Noun1.potassium bicarbonate - a crystalline salt (KHCO3) that is used in baking powder and as an antacid
bicarbonate, hydrogen carbonate - a salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
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