chromic acid

noun

Definition of chromic acid

  1. :  an acid H2CrO4 analogous to sulfuric acid but known only in solution and especially in the form of its salts

First Known Use of chromic acid

1800


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chromic acid

noun

Medical Definition of chromic acid

  1. :  an acid H2CrO4 analogous to sulfuric acid but known only in solution and especially in the form of its salts (as lead chromate) most of which are yellow and are toxic causing ulcers on the skin or mucous membranes


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