Amphiprotic vs Amphoteric - What's the difference?

amphiprotic | amphoteric |


As adjectives the difference between amphiprotic and amphoteric

is that amphiprotic is (chemistry) being able to both donate and accept a proton, and thus being able to react both as an acid and a base; amphoteric while amphoteric is (chemistry) having the characteristics of both an acid and a base, and capable of reacting as either; amphiprotic.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

amphiprotic

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (chemistry) being able to both donate and accept a proton, and thus being able to react both as an acid and a base; amphoteric
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    amphoteric

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (chemistry) Having the characteristics of both an acid and a base, and capable of reacting as either; amphiprotic.
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