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Origin of baking soda

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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Medical definitions for baking soda

baking soda
[ bākĭng ]

n.

A white crystalline compound, used as a gastric and systemic antacid, to alkalize urine, and for washes of body cavities.sodium bicarbonate
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Scientific definitions for baking soda

baking soda

See sodium bicarbonate.
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