- a base that can react with four molecules of a monobasic acid to form a salt
- an alcohol having four OH groups per molecule
Origin of tetracidtetr(a)- + acid
- Capable of reacting with four molecules of a monobasic acid. Used of a base.
- Containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms. Used of an acid or acid salt.
An acid containing four replaceable hydrogen atoms.
- (obsolete, chemistry) tetrabasic