cacodylic acid
noun Etymology: German Kakodyl the radical As(CH3)2, from Greek kakōdēs foul-smelling, from kak- + -ōdēs (akin to Greek ozein to smell) — more at odor Date: 1850 a toxic crystalline compound of arsenic C2H7AsO2 used especially as an herbicide

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  • Cacodylic acid — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • Cacodylic acid — Cacodylic Cac o*dyl ic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, cacodyl. [1913 Webster] {Cacodylic acid}, a white, crystalline, deliquescent substance, {(CH3)2AsO.OH}, obtained by the oxidation of cacodyl, and having the properties of an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cacodylic acid — dimetilarsinatorūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė (CH₃)₂AsO₂H atitikmenys: angl. cacodylic acid; dimethylarsinic acid rus. диметиларсиновая кислота; какодиловая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – kakodilo rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cacodylic acid — Prepared by treating cacodyl and cacodyl oxide with mercuric oxide, and forms cacodylates with various bases that were used in skin diseases, tuberculosis, malaria, and other affections in which arsenic was considered of value. SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

  • cacodylic acid — |kakə|dilik noun Etymology: part translation of German kakodylsäure, from kakodyl + säure acid : a crystalline deliquescent compound (CH3)2AsOOH obtained by oxidizing cacodyl oxide and used in medicine in the form of its salts; dimethyl arsinic… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cacodylic acid — noun dimethylarsenic acid, (CH)AsO OH, whose derivatives, the cacodylates, were once used as herbicides See Also: cacodyl …   Wiktionary

  • cacodylic acid — [ kakə(ʊ)dʌɪlɪk, dɪlɪk] noun Chemistry a toxic crystalline acid containing arsenic, used as a herbicide …   English new terms dictionary

  • cacodylic acid — a colorless, crystalline, deliquescent, poisonous solid, (CH3)2AsOOH, used chiefly in the manufacture of dyes and as an herbicide. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cacodylic — Cac o*dyl ic, a. (Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or derived from, cacodyl. [1913 Webster] {Cacodylic acid}, a white, crystalline, deliquescent substance, {(CH3)2AsO.OH}, obtained by the oxidation of cacodyl, and having the properties of an exceedingly …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cacodylic — adjective Of or pertaining to cacodylic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

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