arsenic acid


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ar·sen·ic acid

 (är-sĕn′ĭk)
n.
A poisonous, hygroscopic, white, translucent crystalline compound, H3AsO4, occurring chiefly in its hemihydrate form, used to manufacture arsenates and glass, and in treating wood.

arsenic acid

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white poisonous soluble crystalline solid used in the manufacture of arsenates and insecticides. Formula: H3AsO4

arsen′ic ac′id


n.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, H3AsO4∙½H2O, used esp. in the manufacture of arsenates.
[1795]
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Noun1.arsenic acid - an acid formed from arsenic pentoxidearsenic acid - an acid formed from arsenic pentoxide
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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Arsenic in aqueous solution can be found in oxidation condition state; As (III) as arsenious acid HAsO2 in reductor conditions until pH= 9 and As (V) as arsenic acid H3AsO4 at pH As (III) >As (V) >DMA (V) >MMA (V) [14].
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It occurs naturally in inorganic and organic forms, such as arsenic acid (H3AsO4) and arsenous acid (H3AsO3) and their dissociation derivatives (H2AsO4 -, HAsO4 2-, H2AsO3 - and HAsO3 2-)arsenites, arsenates, monomethylarsenic acid (MMAA), and dimethylarsenic acid (DMAA) [2].