hydriodic acid

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

Definition of hydriodic acid

: 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


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hydriodic acid

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

medical Definition of hydriodic acid

: 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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