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i·od·ic ac·id(ī-od'ik as'id),
Crystalline powder, soluble in water; used as an astringent, caustic, disinfectant, deodorant, and formerly as an intestinal antiseptic.
iodic acid/iod·ic ac·id/ (i-o´dik) a monobasic acid, HIO3, formed by oxidation of iodine with nitric acid or chlorates, which has strong acid and reducing properties.
A colorless or white crystalline powder, HIO3, used as an astringent and disinfectant.