phosphorus triiodide


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phosphorus triiodide

[′fäs·fə·rəs trī′ī·ə‚dīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
PI3 Hygroscopic, red crystals, melting at 61°C; soluble in alcohol and carbon disulfide; decomposes in water; used in organic syntheses.
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