Definition of Tribasic

1. a. Capable of neutralizing three molecules of a monacid base, or their equivalent; having three hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by basic elements on radicals; -- said of certain acids; thus, citric acid is a tribasic acid.



Definition of Tribasic

1. Adjective. (chemistry of an acid) containing three replaceable hydrogen atoms ¹

2. Adjective. (chemistry of a salt) having three atoms of a univalent metal ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tribasic

1. having three replaceable hydrogen atoms [adj]

Medical Definition of Tribasic

1. Capable of neutralising three molecules of a monacid base, or their equivalent; having three hydrogen atoms capable of replacement by basic elements on radicals; said of certain acids; thus, citric acid is a tribasic acid. Origin: Pref. Tri- + basic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tribasic

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tribasic (current term)
tribasic acid
tribasic calcium phosphate
tribasic magnesium phosphate
tribasic sodium phosphate
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tribe Bubalus
tribe synercus

Literary usage of Tribasic

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1. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by August Bernthsen (1891)
"The tribasic organic acids are those which, like phosphoric acid, are capable of forming three series of salts, viz., neutral, mono-acid and di-acid salts. ..."

2. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1871)
"White of egg is not precipitated by solution of hydrate of tribasic phosphoric acid, nor by solutions of tribasic phosphates, ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1860)
"... tribasic phosphate •f lime is precipitated, leaving phosphate of ammonia in solution. The precipitated phosphate of lime is separated by filtration, ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1858)
"tribasic.— 1. The concentrated solution of the ... tribasic. — Resembles the potash-salt. At 150°. I^rch. 2 NaO 62 .... 26'16 26'79 14 C 84 . ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry by Victor Regnault, James Curtis Booth, William L. Faber (1865)
"tribasic Phosphates, or Ordinary Phosphates. §479. ... Double decomposition takes place between 1 equiv. of tribasic phosphate of soda and 3 equivs. of ..."

6. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik Holleman (1910)
"Ethyl chlorocarbonate When this ester is saponified, C02 is simultaneously eliminated, malonic acid being formed instead of the corresponding tribasic acid. ..."

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