persulfuric acid

noun
per·​sul·​fu·​ric acid | \ (ˌ)pər-ˌsəl-ˌfyu̇r-ik- How to pronounce persulfuric acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of persulfuric acid

: either of two peroxy acids of sulfur:
a : a crystalline strongly oxidizing acid H2S2O8

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