triacid [trahy-as-id] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Chemistry.
- capable of combining with three molecules of a monobasic : a triacid base.
- noting salts containing three replaceable hydrogen atoms.
Origin of triacid First recorded in 1885–90;+ Examples from the Web for triacid Historical Examples of triacid
Their true nature is shown by their behaviour with the triacid solution.
In triacid preparations the granulation is unstained, and the mast cells appear as clear, polynuclear cells, free from granules.
They may be counted in leukæmic blood with the aid of the triacid or eosine-methylene blue stain.
The staining of the blood specimen in triacid requires only a little fixation, cp.
British Dictionary definitions for triacid triacid adjective
- (of a base) capable of reacting with three molecules of a monobasic acid