<chemistry> Capable of neutralising four molecules of a monobasic acid; having four hydrogen atoms capable of replacement ba acids or acid atoms; said of certain bases; thus, erythrine, C4H6(OH)4, is a tetracid alcohol.

Origin: Tetra + acid.

(01 Mar 1998)

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