Definition of Osmic acid

1. Noun. (chemistry) A supposed acid formed from osmium tetroxide but known only as osmate salts. ¹



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Medical Definition of Osmic acid

1. OsO4;a volatile caustic and strong oxidizing agent; colourless crystals, poorly soluble in water, but soluble in organic solvents; the aqueous solution is a fat and myelin stain and a general fixative for electron microscopy. Synonym: osmium tetroxide. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osmic Acid

osmates
osmatic
osmazome
osmeriform
osmesis
osmeteria
osmeterium
osmiamate
osmiamates
osmiamic
osmiamic acid
osmian
osmiate
osmiates
osmic
osmic acid (current term)
osmic acid fixative
osmically
osmicate
osmication
osmics
osmidrosis
osmio-
osmiophilic
osmiophobic
osmious
osmiridium
osmiridiums
osmite
osmites

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