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periodic acid

periodic acid

noun per·iod·ic acid \ˌpər-(ˌ)ī-ˈä-dik-\

Definition of PERIODIC ACID

:  any of the strongly oxidizing acids (as H5IO6 or HIO4) that are the most highly oxidized acids of iodine

Origin of PERIODIC ACID

International Scientific Vocabulary per- + iodic
First Known Use: 1836

periodic acid

noun per·iod·ic acid \ˌpər-(ˌ)ī-ˌäd-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PERIODIC ACID

:  any of the strongly oxidizing iodine-containing acids (as H5IO6 or HIO4)

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