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A colorless or white crystalline powder, HIO3, used as an astringent and disinfectant.
[French iodique, from iode, iodine; see iodine.]
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless or pale yellow soluble crystalline substance that forms acidic aqueous solutions. Used as a reagent and disinfectant. Formula: HIO3
a colorless or white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, HIO3, used chiefly as a reagent.