or bi·sul·phate

[ bahy-suhl-feyt ]
/ baɪˈsʌl feɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a salt of sulfuric acid, containing the HSO4 group; an acid sulfate; a hydrogen sulfate, as sodium bisulfate, NaHSO4.

Nearby words

  1. bistort,
  2. bistoury,
  3. bistre,
  4. bistro,
  5. bisulcate,
  6. bisulfide,
  7. bisulfite,
  8. bisulphate,
  9. bisulphide,
  10. bisulphite

Origin of bisulfate

First recorded in 1860–65; bi-1 + sulfate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for bisulfate


[ bī-sŭlfāt′ ]


The univalent inorganic acid group HSO4.
A salt of sulfuric acid containing this group.acid sulfate

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