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bicarbonate

[bahy-kahr-buh-nit, -neyt] /baɪˈkɑr bə nɪt, -ˌneɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt of carbonic acid, containing the HCO 3 −1 group; an acid carbonate, as sodium bicarbonate, NaHCO 3 .
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; bi-1 + carbonate
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bicarbonate

/baɪˈkɑːbənɪt; -ˌneɪt/
noun
1.
a salt of carbonic acid containing the ion HCO3; an acid carbonate
2.
(modifier) consisting of, containing, or concerned with the ion HCO3: a bicarbonate compound Systematic name hydrogen carbonate
3.
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Word Origin and History for bi carbonate

bicarbonate

n.

1819, from bi- + carbonate.

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bi carbonate in Medicine

bicarbonate bi·car·bon·ate (bī-kär'bə-nāt', -nĭt)
n.
The radical group HCO3 or a compound, such as sodium bicarbonate, containing it.

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bi carbonate in Science
bicarbonate
  (bī-kär'bə-nāt')   
The group HCO3 or a compound containing it, such as sodium bicarbonate. When heated, bicarbonates give off carbon dioxide.
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