seleninic acid

noun sel·e·nin·ic acid \¦selə¦ninik-\

Definition of seleninic acid

  1. :  any of a series of organic acids having the general formula RSeO2H analogous to the sulfinic acids and obtainable by oxidizing diselenides with nitric acid

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Origin and Etymology of seleninic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary 2selen- + -in + -ic

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