tetrabasic(redirected from tetrabasicity)
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1. Containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms in a molecule. Used of acids.
2. Containing four univalent basic atoms or radicals. Used of bases or salts.
tet′ra·ba·sic′i·ty (-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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(Chemistry) (of an acid) containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms
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