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diprotic

[dī′präd·ik]
(chemistry)
Pertaining to a chemical structure that has two ionizable hydrogen atoms.
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Guven, Prediction of swelling behaviour of hydrogels containing diprotic acid moieties, Polymer, 39(5), 1165-1172 (1998).
Selenious acid is a diprotic acid with [pK.sub.1] at 2.7 and [pK.sub.2] at 8.5 in very dilute solution.