What does bicarbonate of soda mean?

bicarbonate of soda meaning in General Dictionary

a white soluble substance (NaHCO3) found in effervescent products as well as in baking powders and also as an antacid

Sentence Examples with the word bicarbonate of soda

When the secretion of gastric juice is deficient it may be excited by gastric tonics, such as ten grains of bicarbonate of soda and a drachm of compound tincture of gentian in water shortly before meals, and may be supplemented by the administration of pepsin and hydrochloric acid after meals.

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