noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A strongly acidic solution of the gas hydrogen iodide in water.
- Chemical formula: HI.
- In the method of the present invention, the hydriodic acid is administered orally, as hydriodic syrup.
- The principal chemicals are ephedrine or pseudoephedrine, hydriodic acid, and red phosphorus.
- In this way, by adding phosphorus to the reaction mixture, hydrogen iodide is recycled and the reducing efficiency of hydriodic acid is enhanced.
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