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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
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When CO2 accumulates, there is shift in the bloods' bicarbonate buffering system in the direction of hydrogen ions and bicarbonate.