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for'mic ac'id



Chem., Pharm.
a colorless, irritating, fuming, water-soluble liquid, CH2O2, originally obtained from ants and now manufactured synthetically, used in dyeing and tanning and in medicine chiefly as a counterirritant and astringent.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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