osmic acid


osmic acid
OsO4; a volatile caustic and strong oxidizing agent; colorless 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. SYN: osmium tetroxide.

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os·mic acid .äz-mik- n OSMIUM TETROXIDE

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os·mic ac·id (ozґmik) 1. osmium tetroxide. 2. the hypothetical acid, H2OsO4, which forms osmate salts.

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  • Osmic acid — Osmic Os mic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, osmium; specifically, designating those compounds in which it has a valence higher than in other lower compounds; as, osmic oxide. [1913 Webster] {Osmic acid}. (Chem.) (a) Osmic …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • osmic acid — Osmic Os mic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, derived from, or containing, osmium; specifically, designating those compounds in which it has a valence higher than in other lower compounds; as, osmic oxide. [1913 Webster] {Osmic acid}. (Chem.) (a) Osmic …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • osmic acid — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary osmic + acid 1. : a hypothetical acid H2OsO4 known especially in the form of salts (as potassium osmate K2OsO4.2H2O) obtainable from osmium tetroxide in alkaline solution 2. : osmium tetroxide …   Useful english dictionary

  • osmic acid — osmato rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė H₂OsO₄ atitikmenys: angl. osmic acid rus. осмиевая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – osmio rūgštis sinonimas – tetraoksoosmato (2–) rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • osmic acid — noun Chemistry a solution of osmium tetroxide, a poisonous yellow compound used as a biological stain. Origin C19: osmic from osmium + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • osmic acid — noun a supposed acid formed from osmium tetroxide but known only as osmate salts …   Wiktionary

  • osmic acid — noun Date: 1842 osmium tetroxide …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • osmic acid — see osmium tetroxide …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Кислота Осмиевая (Osmic Acid) — см. Осмия тетраоксид. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Осмия Тетраоксид (Osmium Tetroxide), Кислота Осмиевая (Osmic Acid) — бесцветное или желтоватое соединение, применяющееся для окрашивания жиров или в качестве фиксирующего вещества в процессе подготовки тканей для микроскопического изучения. Тетраоксид осмия является летучим веществом; его пары оказывают… …   Медицинские термины


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