Diprotic meaning

dī-prŏtĭk
Having two hydrogen ions to donate to bases in an acid-base reaction.
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(chemistry, of an acid) Tending to donate two hydrogen ions (H+) in solution.
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Origin of diprotic

  • di– prot(on) –ic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From di- (“two") + protic (“containing a hydrogen ion")

    From Wiktionary