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arsinic acid[är¦sin·ik ′as·əd]
An acid of general formula R2 AsO2H; derived from trivalent arsenic; an example is cacodylic acid, or dimethylarsinic acid, (CH3)2 AsO2H.
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Methylated arsenic compounds monomethyl arsonic acid (MMA) and dimethyl arsinic acid
(DMA) are less toxic, and the organic arsenicals arsenobetaine (AsB) and arsenocholine (AsC), commonly found in seafood, are relatively innocuous (4,5).