bitartrate: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (bī-tär'trāt), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a 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.
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