peracid

noun
per·​ac·​id | \ (ˌ)pər-ˈas-əd How to pronounce peracid (audio) \

Medical Definition of peracid

: an acid (as perchloric acid or permanganic acid) derived from the highest oxidation state of an element

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“Peracid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peracid. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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