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arsenic acid

noun Chemistry.
  1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, H3AsO4⋅½H2O, used chiefly in the manufacture of arsenates.
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Origin of arsenic acid

First recorded in 1795–1805
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British Dictionary definitions for arsenic acid

arsenic acid

  1. a white poisonous soluble crystalline solid used in the manufacture of arsenates and insecticides. Formula: H 3 AsO 4
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arsenic acid in Medicine

arsenic acid

  1. A poisonous, white, translucent crystalline compound used to manufacture medical arsenates.
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