Sonstadt solution

noun
Son·​stadt solution | \ ˈsänˌstat- \

Definition of Sonstadt solution

: a heavy solution of mercuric iodide in potassium iodide having a maximum specific gravity of 3.2

called also Thoulet solution

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History and Etymology for Sonstadt solution

after E. Sonstadt, 19th century English chemist

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“Sonstadt solution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sonstadt%20solution. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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