acid anhydrides

NOUN
  1. organic compounds that react with water to form an acid
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  • There followed a rapid succession of clinical studies dealing with OA induced by a variety of chemicals including isocyanates, drugs, colophony, and acid anhydrides.
  • High temperatures and/or little oxygen favor formation of the less oxidized oxide, e.g., CO. Many nonmetal oxides react with water to form acids; these substances are called acid anhydrides.
  • There followed a rapid succession of clinical studies dealing with occupational asthma induced by a variety of chemicals including colophony and acid anhydrides.
  • Acid anhydrides replace the imino-hydrogen atom by acidyl radicals, and boiling with water converts them into phenols. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 "Austria, Lower" to "Bacon"
  • Nonmetal oxides that form acidic solutions when dissolved in water are called acid anhydrides.
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