Definition of Tetracid

1. a. Capable of neutralizing four molecules of a monobasic acid; having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement ba acids or acid atoms; -- said of certain bases; thus, erythrine, C4H6(OH)4, is a tetracid alcohol.



Definition of Tetracid

1. Adjective. (obsolete chemistry) tetrabasic ¹

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Definition of Tetracid

1. a type of acid [n -S] - See also: acid

Medical Definition of Tetracid

1. Capable of neutralising four molecules of a monobasic acid; having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement ba acids or acid atoms; said of certain bases; thus, erythrine, C4H6(OH)4, is a tetracid alcohol. Origin: Tetra + acid. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tetracid

tetrachlorosilane
tetrachlorvinphos
tetrachord
tetrachords
tetrachoric correlation
tetrachoric correlation coefficient
tetrachotomies
tetrachotomous
tetrachotomy
tetrachromacy
tetrachromat
tetrachromate
tetrachromates
tetrachromatic
tetrachromats
tetracid (current term)
tetracids
tetracoccous
tetracoccus
tetracola
tetracolon
tetracontane
tetracoordinate
tetracoralla
tetracosactide
tetracosane
tetracosanes
tetracritical
tetracrotic
tetract

Literary usage of Tetracid

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1. Qualitative Analysis as a Laboratory Basis for the Study of General by William Conger Morgan (1906)
"Di, tri, and tetracid bases are capable of separating, theoretically at least, two, three and four 0H ions from one molecule of the compound. ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1908)
"Nitric acid was added to the liquor till the tetracid ammonium oxalate was formed, when it was left to clear ; the precipitate was afterwards drawn off and ..."

3. A Course in General Chemistry by William McPherson, William Edwards Henderson (1921)
"There are a few tetracid bases, such as stannic hydroxide (Sn(OH)4), but for the most part these lose a molecule of water and act as diacid bases: ..."

4. Principles of Theoretical Chemistry: With Special Reference to the by Ira Remsen (1887)
"... the simplest tetracid alcohol, C4H,0O4, contains four; and the simplest hex-acid alcohol contains six. This is another illustration of the truth that, ..."

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