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From Ancient Greek ἀμφότερος (amphóteros, “each of two”), from ἄμφω (ámphō, “both”).
amphoteric (comparative more amphoteric, superlative most amphoteric)
- (chemistry) Having the characteristics of both an acid and a base, and capable of reacting as either; amphiprotic.
having the characteristics of both an acid and a base
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