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perchloric acid

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noun per·chlo·ric acid \(ˌ)pər-ˌklōr-ik-, -ˌklȯr-\

Medical Definition of perchloric acid

  1. :  a fuming corrosive strong acid HClO4 that is the highest oxyacid of chlorine and a powerful oxidizing agent when heated




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