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

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

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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