a yellow, crystalline, water-soluble, intensely bitter, poisonous acid, C 6 H 3 N 3 O 7 , used chiefly in explosives.
a toxic sparingly soluble crystalline yellow acid used as a dye, antiseptic, and explosive. Formula: C6H2OH(NO2)3 Systematic name 2,4,6-trinitrophenol See also lyddite
picric acid pic·ric acid (pĭk’rĭk)
A poisonous, explosive, yellow, crystalline acid used as an application in burns, eczema, erysipelas, and pruritus and in the manufacture of dyes and explosives.
A poisonous, yellow crystalline solid used in explosives, dyes, and antiseptics. Chemical formula: C6H3N3O7.
1. a combining form representing or in compound words: picramic acid. 2. a combining form meaning “bitter”, used in the formation of compound words: picrite. combining form 1. bitter: picrotoxin picro- or picr- pref.
- Picrocarmine stain
picrocarmine stain pic·ro·car·mine stain (pĭk’rō-kär’mĭn, -mīn’) n. A red crystalline water-soluble powder that produces excellent staining of keratohyaline granules.
[pikt] /pɪkt/ noun 1. a member of an ancient people of uncertain origin who inhabited parts of northern Britain, fought against the Romans, and in the 9th century a.d. united with the Scots. /pɪkt/ noun 1. a member of any of the peoples who lived in Britain north of the Forth and Clyde in the […]
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