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Noun: bicarbonate  bI'kaa(r)-bu-nut or bI'kaa(r)-bu,neyt
  1. A salt of carbonic acid (containing the anion HCO3) in which one hydrogen atom has been replaced; an acid carbonate
    - hydrogen carbonate

Derived forms: bicarbonates

Type of: carbonate

Encyclopedia: Bicarbonate