arsinic acid

noun
ar·​sin·​ic acid | \ (ˈ)är¦sinik- \

Definition of arsinic acid

1 : any of a series of organic acids (such as cacodylic acid) having the general formula RR′AsOOH and obtainable by oxidizing disubstituted organic arsines [as dimethyl-arsine (CH3)2AsH]

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International Scientific Vocabulary arsine + -ic

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“Arsinic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arsinic%20acid. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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