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Medical Term:

sulfuric acid

Pronunciation: sul-fyu'rik as'id

Definition: a colorless, nearly odorless, heavy, oily, corrosive liquid containing 96% of the absolute acid; used occasionally as a caustic.

Synonym(s): oil of vitriol

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