potassium bicarbonate


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to potassium bicarbonate: Potassium citrate

potassium bicarbonate

n.
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
In the research, raw ground beef was mixed with sodium bicarbonate, potassium bicarbonate or sodium chloride.
One section of Chambourcin vines was sprayed with a potassium bicarbonate desiccant at the beginning of veraison and then weekly for a total of four sprays over four weeks.
Treatment of these patients typically include supplementing with sodium or potassium bicarbonate [6].
It is filled with sodium bicarbonate or potassium bicarbonate. The BC variety leaves a mildly corrosive residue which must be cleaned immediately to prevent any damage to materials.
Fortunately, this adverse impact on vitamin D metabolism caused by phosphate depletion during metabolic acidosis can be addressed very simply using potassium bicarbonate supplementation:
Potassium bicarbonate reduces urinary nitrogen excretion in postmenopausal women.
Magnesium absorption by wethers fed potassium bicarbonate in combination with different dietary magnesium concentrations.
Then patient was started on potassium bicarbonate syrup 2 tsf t.d.s which could correct both hypokalemia and acidosis.