arsonic acid

ar·​son·​ic acid | \ (ˈ)är¦sänik-, -sō- \

Definition of arsonic acid

1 : any of a series of organic acids (such as the arsanilic acids) having the general formula RAsO(OH)2 and obtainable by oxidizing monosubstituted organic arsines (such as phenyl-arsine C6H5AsH2)

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History and Etymology for arsonic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary arsonium + -ic

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“Arsonic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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