Definition of Periodic acid

1. Noun. Any acid of iodine that contains oxygen.

Generic synonyms: Oxyacid, Oxygen Acid

Definition of Periodic acid

1. Noun. (inorganic compound) HIO4, the oxyacid of iodine in which iodine has the highest oxidation number; it is a white crystalline substance, and a strong oxidizing agent ¹

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Medical Definition of Periodic acid

1. Periodic acid (h5io6). A strong oxidizing agent. Chemical name: Periodic acid (H5IO6) (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Periodic acid

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller, Charles Edward Groves, Herbert McLeod (1878)
"periodic acid. The atom of iodine in iodic acid being replaced by three ... This formula for periodic acid agrees with Thomson's results on the heat of ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"This was first noticed when periodic acid (34.0 g) was placed in a 100-ml, aluminum-foil-wrapped flask. DMSO was added (ca. 70 ml) and the flask was shaken ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1865)
"NH1. It is decomposed by water, with separation of oxide of zinc. Iodate of zinc leaves oxide of zinc when ignited. periodic acid, Anhydride and Salté. ..."

4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1849)
"Any excess of sulphuric acid remains mixed with the periodic acid, ... According to Benckiser, periodic acid when heated to 1 88° or 1 90° (370° — 374° F.) ..."

5. Introduction to General Inorganic Chemistry by Alexander Smith (1906)
"... would represent different stages of oxidation, being derived from LO^ and LO, respectively, and accordingly would be named iodic acid and periodic acid. ..."

6. Qualitative Chemical Analysis: A Guide in Qualitative Work, with Data for by Albert Benjamin Prescott, Otis Coe Johnson (1901)
"The free periodic acid, H IO: , is prepared: (a) By oxidizing iodine with perchloric acid: ... In the general réactions periodic acid and ..."

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