arsenic acid


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arsenic acid

[är′sen·ik ′as·əd]
(inorganic chemistry)
H3 AsO4·½H2O White, poisonous crystals, soluble in water and alcohol; used in manufacturing insecticides, glass, and arsenates and as a defoliant. Also known as orthoarsenic acid.
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