triacid


triacid

triacid [trahy-as-id] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Chemistry.

  1. capable of combining with three molecules of a monobasic acid: a triacid base.
  2. noting acid salts containing three replaceable hydrogen atoms.

Origin of triacid First recorded in 1885–90; tri- + acid Examples from the Web for triacid Historical Examples of triacid

  • Their true nature is shown by their behaviour with the triacid solution.

    Histology of the Blood

    Paul Ehrlich

  • In triacid preparations the granulation is unstained, and the mast cells appear as clear, polynuclear cells, free from granules.

    Histology of the Blood

    Paul Ehrlich

  • They may be counted in leukæmic blood with the aid of the triacid or eosine-methylene blue stain.

    Histology of the Blood

    Paul Ehrlich

  • The staining of the blood specimen in triacid requires only a little fixation, cp.

    Histology of the Blood

    Paul Ehrlich

  • British Dictionary definitions for triacid triacid adjective

    1. (of a base) capable of reacting with three molecules of a monobasic acid

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