arsinic acid

noun ar·sin·ic acid \(ˈ)är¦sinik-\

Definition of arsinic acid

  1. 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]

  2. 2 :  arsonic acid 1

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Origin and Etymology of arsinic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary arsine + -ic

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to cast off or become cast off

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