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periodic acid

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

Definition of periodic acid

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

periodic acid

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

Medical Definition of periodic acid

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




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "periodic acid"


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