Tetracid
Tetracid Tet*rac"id, a. [Tetra + acid.] (Chem.) 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • tetracid — [te tras′id] n. [ TETR(A) + ACID] 1. a base that can react with four molecules of a monobasic acid to form a salt 2. an alcohol having four OH groups per molecule …   English World dictionary

  • tetracid — /te tras id/, n. Chem. a base or alcohol containing four hydroxyl groups. [TETR + ACID] * * * …   Universalium

  • tetracid — tet·rac·id (tetґras id) capable of replacing four atoms of hydrogen in an acid, or having four atoms of hydrogen replaceable by acid radicals …   Medical dictionary

  • tetracid — te·trac·id …   English syllables

  • tetracid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • C4H6OH4 — Tetracid Tet*rac id, a. [Tetra + acid.] (Chem.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tetraacid — variant of tetracid …   Useful english dictionary

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