Origin of amphoteric
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In regard to the indications of the amphoteric character of stronger acids, see Chapter XV.
Bodies of this kind are known as "amphoteric electrolytes," since they yield both positive and negative ions, if dissociated.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
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Word Origin for amphoteric
Word Origin and History for amphoteric
"neither acid nor alkaline," 1832, from Greek amphoteros "each or both of two," variant of amphi-.