diacid

diacid
Denoting a substance containing two ionizable hydrogen atoms per molecule; more generally, a base capable of combining with two hydrogen ions per molecule.

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di·ac·id (')dī-'as-əd or di·acid·ic .dī-ə-'sid-ik adj
1) able to react with two molecules of a monobasic acid or one of a dibasic acid to form a salt or ester used esp. of bases
2) containing two replaceable hydrogen atoms used esp. of acid salts
diacid n an acid with two acid hydrogen atoms

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di·ac·id (di-asґid) [di- + acid] having two replaceable hydrogen atoms; a dibasic acid, having the acid activity of two molecules of a monobasic acid.

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