chlorous acid

noun

Medical Definition of chlorous acid

: a strongly oxidizing acid HClO2 known only in solution and in the form of its salts (as the chlorite of sodium)

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“Chlorous acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chlorous%20acid. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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