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Hydroxoacid

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  • A hydroxoacid is a compound that meets two criteria: 1) It is more acidic than water. 2) The molecule contains at least one hydroxy group bonded to an atom that is not doubly bonded to any oxygen atoms.
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    see also oxoacid