Diprotic vs Amphiprotic - What's the difference?

diprotic | amphiprotic |


As adjectives the difference between diprotic and amphiprotic

is that diprotic is (chemistry|of an acid) tending to donate two hydrogen ions (h+) in solution while 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.

diprotic

English

Adjective

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  • (chemistry, of an acid) Tending to donate two hydrogen ions (H+) in solution.
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    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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