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Definition of "perchloric" [per•chlo•ric]

  • Describing compounds containing the most highly oxidized state of chlorine (adjective)

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Use "perchloric" in a sentence
  • "Analysis of both lactate and pyruvate in blood is carried out on a specimen of blood, which has been pre-treated with perchloric acid."
  • "Cerebrospinal fluid, in most cases, can simply be collected and subsequently frozen without perchloric acid treatment."
  • "A colleague of mine once heated a mixture of perchloric acid and soap in a test tube once - the results were very loud and spectacular."