- containing iodine, especially in the pentavalent state.
Origin of iodic
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Iodic acid is used as a test for morphia and sulphurous acid.
It is completely oxidized to iodic acid when boiled with fuming nitric acid.
The iodic acid test is very delicate, but requires great care, and may be used in the presence of organic matter.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Its principal compounds with oxygen are the iodic and periodic anhydrides.
Iodic Acid (equal to 7-125 Grain of Iodine) in two fluid drachms.
- of or containing iodine, esp in the pentavalent state
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