hypobromous acid


hy·​po·​bro·​mous acid
: an unstable acid HBrO that resembles hypochlorous acid and is obtained in solution by reaction of bromine water with silver nitrate or in the form of unstable salts by reaction of bromine with alkaline solutions

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary hypo- + brom ine + -ous

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“Hypobromous acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypobromous%20acid. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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