chloric acid

noun

: a strong acid HClO3 like nitric acid in oxidizing properties but far less stable that is obtained from its salts (as the chlorate of sodium) as a colorless aqueous solution

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“Chloric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chloric%20acid. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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