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bi•tar•trate (bī tär′trāt),USA pronunciation n. [Chem.]
- Chemistrya tartrate in which only one of the two acidic hydrogen atoms of tartaric acid is replaced by a metal or positive group;
an acid tartrate;
a hydrogen tartrate, as sodium bitartrate.
- bi-1 + tartrate 1875–80
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