potassium dichromate

noun

Definition of potassium dichromate

  1. :  a soluble salt K2Cr2O7 forming large orange-red crystals used especially in dyeing, in photography, and as an oxidizing agent

First Known Use of potassium dichromate

1871


Medical Dictionary

potassium dichromate

noun

Medical Definition of potassium dichromate

  1. :  a soluble salt K2Cr2O7 forming large orange-red crystals that is used as an oxidizing agent and in the Golgi method of staining nerve tissue—called also potassium bichromate


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