ferric chloride

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ferric

 [fer´ik]
containing iron in its plus-three oxidation state, Fe(III) (sometimes designated Fe3+).
ferric chloride FeCl3, used as a reagent and as a diagnostic aid in phenylketonuria.
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ferric chloride

n.
A salt, FeCl3, used medicinally as an astringent and a hematinic and industrially as a coagulant.
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ferric chloride

FeCl3, used principally in tincture form as an astringent.
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