<chemistry> Pertaining to, or derived from, hydrogen and iodine; said of an acid produced by the combination of these elements.

<chemistry> Hydriodic acid, a pungent, colourless gas, HI, usually prepared as a solution in water. It is strong reducing agent.

Synonyms: hydrogen iodine.

Origin: Hydr- + iodic: cf. F. Hydriodique.

(01 Mar 1998)

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