Definition of dibasic in English:


Syllabification: di·ba·sic
Pronunciation: /dīˈbāsik


  • (Of an acid) having two replaceable hydrogen atoms.
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    • Condensation polymers are usually formed between dibasic organic acids and dihydroxyalcohols or diamines.
    • Collagen, the most abundant connective tissue protein, contains several dibasic amino acids and has slow turnover rate.
    • However, the phosphate used in this trial was dibasic sodium phosphate and this is known to alter the ratio of dibasic and monobasic phosphate (plasma phosphate).


mid 19th century: from di-1 'two' + basic.

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