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bicarbonate

bicarbonate or hydrogen carbonate, chemical compound containing the bicarbonate radical, –HCO3. The most familiar of such compounds is sodium bicarbonate (baking soda). See carbonate.
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bicarbonate

[bī′kär·bə‚nət]
(inorganic chemistry)
A salt obtained by the neutralization of one hydrogen in carbonic acid.
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bicarbonate

1. a salt of carbonic acid containing the ion HCO3--; an acid carbonate
2. consisting of, containing, or concerned with the ion HCO3--
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