a hypothetical acid, HClO2, known only in solution or in the form of its salts.
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Origin of chlorous acid
First recorded in 1835–45
Words nearby chlorous acid
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British Dictionary definitions for chlorous acid
an unstable acid that is a strong oxidizing agent. Formula: HClO 2
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Medical definitions for chlorous acid
[ klôr′əs ]
An acid that has not been isolated but whose chlorite salts are known.
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