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nitrohydrochloric acid

Pronunciation: ni'tro-hi'dro-klor'ik as'id

Definition: An extremely caustic mixture that contains 18 parts nitric acid and 82 parts hydrochloric acid.

Synonym(s): aqua regia, aqua regalis, nitrimuriatic acid

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