palladium oxide


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palladium oxide

[pə′lād·ē·əm ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
PdO Amber or black-green powder that decomposes at 750°C; soluble in dilute acids; used in chemical synthesis as a reduction catalyst.
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