Hexabasic - definition of Hexabasic by The Free Dictionary
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|a.||1.||(Chem.) Having six hydrogen atoms or six radicals capable of being replaced or saturated by bases; - said of acids; as, mellitic acid is hexabasic.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In 1855, he showed that erythrite was a tetratomic alcohol rather than a sugar , and five years later recognized that mannit was a hexabasic