(Science: chemistry) Capable of being neutralized by a univalent base or basic radical; having but one acid hydrogen atom to be replaced; said of acids; as, acetic, nitric, and hydrochloric acids are monobasic.
Origin: Mono- _ basic.
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... the lever at the lower left of the machine). 0.1M Phosphate buffer: 174 g K2HP04 (dibasic) brought to 1 liter with distilled H20 and 136 g KH2P04 (monobasic) brought to 1 liter with distilled H20 (monobasic has a lower pH). Mix some monobasic with dibasic until the pH is 6.5 (try 685 mL of monobasic ...
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