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(of an acid) having one replaceable hydrogen atom.
- ‘The phosphate used in this trial was dibasic sodium phosphate and this is known to alter the ratio of dibasic and monobasic phosphate.’
- ‘Patients in group I received 2.4 g of monobasic sodium phosphate and 0.9 g of dibasic sodium phosphate for mechanical bowel preparation on the day before surgery.’
- ‘The pH of the tubular fluid gradually approaches the pK a for the dibasic / monobasic phosphate buffering system.’
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