muriatic acid

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hy·dro·chlor·ic ac·id (HCl),

(hī'drō-klōr'ik as'id),
Acid of gastric juice. The commercial product is used as an escharotic; the gas and the concentrated solution are strong irritants.
Synonym(s): muriatic acid

muriatic acid

[mo̅o̅′rē·at′ik]
Etymology: L, muria, brine, acidus, sour
hydrochloric acid.

muriatic acid

A nontechnical term for hydrochloric acid.
CAS # 7647-01-0
See also: acid

hy·dro·chlor·ic ac·id

(HCl) (hī'drō-klōr'ik as'id)
Acid of gastric juice; commercial product used as an escharotic.
Synonym(s): muriatic acid.