Definition of Boracic acid
1. Noun. Any of various acids containing boron and oxygen.
Medical Definition of Boracic acid
1. H3BO3;a very weak acid, used as an antiseptic dusting powder, in saturated solution as a collyrium, and with glycerin in aphthae and stomatitis. Synonym: boracic acid. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Boracic acid
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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1896)
"WHILE making some investigations with milk preservatives, the writer noticed that sweet milk in which a small quantity of boracic acid ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1876)
"The diseases in which he has hitherto used boracic acid have been the different forms of ... An aqueous solution of boracic acid of a drachm to the ounce, ..."
3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1861)
"boracic acid IN THE SEA-WATER OF THE PACIFIC. At a recent meeting of the California Academy of Natural Sciences, the following paper on the above subject ..."
4. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1856)
"boracic acid is rendered much more soluble in water by the presence of cream of tartar, and the latter also by the presence of boracic acid. ..."
5. Elements of Inorganic Chemistry: Including the Applications of the Science by Thomas Graham (1858)
"A corresponding fluoride of boron evolved from boracic acid, ignited with the ... Both of th< gases are decomposed by water, boracic acid being formed with ..."
6. The Collected Works of Sir Humphry Davy by Humphry Davy, John Davy (1840)
"VL Experiments on the Decomposition and Composition of the boracic acid. In the last Bakerian Lecture,* I have given an account of an experiment in which ..."
7. A System of Instruction in Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, Samuel William Johnson (1871)
"boracic acid. This method of separating the phosphoric acid from the bases is highly to be recommended; especially in cases where a small quantity of ..."
8. Manual of qualitative chemical analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1866)
"All monobasic phosphates yield upon fusion with carbonate of soda tribasic phosphate of soda. § 14?- b. boracic acid (B O3). 1. boracic acid, in the ..."