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selenious acid

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous powder, H 2 SeO 3 , used chiefly as a reagent.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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Examples for selenious acid
  • Hydrochloric acid and selenious acid are produced by reaction with water.
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selenious acid

noun
1.
a white soluble crystalline strong dibasic acid analogous to sulphurous acid. Formula: H2SeO3
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