seleninic acid


sel·​e·​nin·​ic acid
: 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

Word History


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

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“Seleninic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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