Medical Dictionary

iodine pentoxide

noun iodine pent·ox·ide \-ˌpent-ˈäk-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of IODINE PENTOXIDE

:  a white crystalline solid I2O5 used to oxidize carbon monoxide quantitatively to carbon dioxide


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