arsonic acid

noun

ar·​son·​ic acid
(ˈ)är¦sänik-,
-sō-
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)
2

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary arsonium + -ic

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“Arsonic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arsonic%20acid. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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