- a salt or ester of tartaric acid.
Origin of tartrate
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Tartrate of antimony and potash, and tartrate of soda and potash.Strictly Business
Made with tartrate of manganese, as syrup of malate of manganese.
In referring to the separation of potassium and sodium it is recommended to precipitate out the first in the form of tartrate.James Cutbush
Edgar F. Smith
Tartrate of potash and soda indicate, under these circumstances, only the presence of cinchonidine.
Pure citric acid produces no such effect when added in excess to tartrate of potash.
- any salt or ester of tartaric acid
- A salt or ester of tartaric acid.
- A salt or ester of tartaric acid, containing the group C4H4O6.
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