Origin of bitartrate
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The addition of almost any acid throws down crystals of bitartrate of potassium, which generally adhere to the vessel.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Cream of tartar is bitartrate of potassium and is obtained from the lees deposited in wine casks.Detection of the Common Food Adulterants
Edwin M. Bruce
On now microscopically examining the insoluble residue, crystals of bitartrate, if present, will be readily seen.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
Confection of bitartrate of potassa; Confectio potass bitartratis, L. Prep.
Bitartrate of potassium, Seidlitz powders, or solutions of citrate of magnesia may be also administered if indicated.
- (not in technical usage) a salt or ester of tartaric acid containing the monovalent group -HC 4 H 4 O 6 or the ion HC 4 H 4 O 6 –Also called: hydrogen tartrate
- The group C4H5O6.
- A salt of tartaric acid containing this group.
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