hydriodic acid

noun
hy·​dri·​od·​ic acid | \ ˌhī-drē-ˈä-dik- How to pronounce hydriodic acid (audio) \

Definition of hydriodic acid

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

First Known Use of hydriodic acid

1816, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hydriodic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary hydr- + iodic acid

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“Hydriodic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydriodic%20acid. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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hydriodic acid

noun
hy·​dri·​od·​ic acid | \ ˌhī-drē-ˌäd-ik- How to pronounce hydriodic acid (audio) \

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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