ferric oxide

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Related to ferric oxide: rust, Fe3O4

fer·ric ox·ide

(fer'ik oks'īd),
A compound used as a coloring material.


containing iron in its plus-three oxidation state, Fe(III) (sometimes designated Fe3+).

ferric chloride
FeCl3, used as a reagent and topically as an astringent and antiseptic.
ferric cyanoferrate, ferric hexacyanoferrate
ferric oxide
see saccharated iron.
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