Translation of carbonic acid in Spanish:

carbonic acid

ácido carbónico, n.

Pronunciation /kɑrˌbɑnɪk ˈæsəd/ /kɑːˌbɒnɪk ˈasɪd/


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    ácido carbónico masculine
    • Finally, if ammonium carbonate is placed in water, the weak base ammonium carbonate and weak acid carbonic acid are produced.
    • In limestone caves, the main source of this acidity is carbon dioxide dissolved to form weak carbonic acid in meteoric waters, although sulphuric acid may be important in thermal waters.
    • Initially, the ammonia and carbon dioxide reacts with water to form the weak electrolytes, ammonium hydroxide and carbonic acid.
    • Caverns throughout the world are formed by the action of atmospheric carbonic acid (water plus carbon dioxide) on limestone to form the more soluble calcium bicarbonate.
    • This neutralizes carbonic acid and transports carbon dioxide in the blood.