sodium arsenate

noun

: an arsenate of sodium: such as
a
: the poisonous secondary orthoarsenate Na2HAsO4 or its hydrates that are used chiefly in dyeing and in medicine
b
: the poisonous normal orthoarsenate Na3AsO4.12H2O used chiefly in making other arsenates and insecticides

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“Sodium arsenate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodium%20arsenate. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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