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hydriodic acid

noun
1.
a colorless corrosive liquid, HI, an aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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  • Primary chemicals are ephedrine or pseudoephedrine, hydriodic acid, and red phosphorus.
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hydriodic acid

/ˌhaɪdrɪˈɒdɪk/
noun
1.
the colourless or pale yellow aqueous solution of hydrogen iodide: a strong acid
Word Origin
C19: from hydro- + iodic
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