A unit of buffer value, the slope of the acid-base titration curve of a solution; the millimoles of strong acid or base that must be added per unit of change in pH. [D.D. Van S., U.S. physician and chemist, 1883–1971]

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(sl) (slīk) [D.D. Van Slyke] a unit of buffer value.

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