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Vanadous acid

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(chemistry) An acid derived from or containing vanadium with molecular formula H2VO3.


The term vanadous is used to describe an acid with vanadium of lower valence.

Word origin: Latin vanadium + -ous.

Alternative form: vanadious acid.
Compare: vanadic acid.
See also: vanadium, vanadite.