hydriodic acid

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noun hy·dri·od·ic acid \ˌhī-drē-ˈä-dik-\

Definition of hydriodic acid

  1. :  an aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide HI that is a strong acid and a strong reducing agent

Origin and Etymology of hydriodic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary hydr- + iodic acid


First Known Use: 1816


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hydriodic acid

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noun hy·dri·od·ic acid \ˌhī-drē-ˌäd-ik-\

Medical Definition of hydriodic acid

  1. :  an aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide that is a strong acid resembling hydrochloric acid chemically and that is also a strong reducing agent


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