a miniature amphora.
capable of functioning either as an acid or as a base. Historical Examples In regard to the indications of the amphoteric character of stronger acids, see Chapter XV. The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. Julius Stieglitz Bodies of this kind are known as “amphoteric electrolytes,” since they yield both […]
- Amphotericin b
amphotericin b amphotericin B am·pho·ter·i·cin B (ām’fə-těr’ĭ-sĭn) n. An antibiotic derived from strains of the actinomycete Streptomyces nodosus and used in treating systemic fungal infections.
an antibiotic produced by the bacterium Streptomyces nodosus and used in the treatment of fungal infections.
amphoterism amphoterism am·pho·ter·ism (ām’fə-těr’ĭz’əm, ām-fŏt’ə-rĭz’əm) n. The quality of exhibiting the characteristics of an acid and a base and having the capacity to react either as an acid or a base.