Definition of Molybdous

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or containing, molybdenum; specif., designating those compounds in which molybdenum has a lower valence as contrasted with molybdic compounds.



Definition of Molybdous

1. Adjective. (chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or containing molybdenum; specifically designating those compounds in which molybdenum has a lower valence as contrasted with molybdic compounds. ¹

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Definition of Molybdous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Molybdous

1. Denoting molybdenum in the 4+ state, as in MoO2. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Molybdous

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molybdian
molybdic
molybdic acid
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molybdoenzymes
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molybdoflavoproteins
molybdofornacite
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molybdophyllite
molybdopterin
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molybdous (current term)
molybdovanadate
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Literary usage of Molybdous

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1856)
"molybdous TARTRATE. — Like the oxalate. ... and the digestion with zinc continued; the molybdic oxide is thereby reduced to molybdous oxide, which falls ..."

2. A System of Chemistry for the Use of Students of Medicine by Franklin Bache (1819)
"I. molybdous ACID may be obtained by the following Mol process: Triturate ... molybdous acid is in the form of a blue powder, Its propel-, soluble in water. ..."

3. A System of Chemistry for the Use of Students of Medicine by Franklin Bache, Thomas Thomson (1819)
"I. molybdous ACID may be obtained by the following process: Triturate, ... molybdous acid is in the form of a blue powder, Iti proper- soluble in water. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"molybdous oxide dissolves in hydrofluoric acid, forming a purple-red liquid ... Potassio-molybdous fluoride is precipitated in pale red flocks on mixing a ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry by Thomas Graham (1842)
"It combines in three proportions with oxygen, forming molybdous oxide, MoO, molybdic oxide, MoO^ and molybdic acid, MoO3. ..."

6. Qualitative Chemical Analysis: A Guide in the Practical Study of Chemistry by Silas Hamilton Douglas, Albert Benjamin Prescott, Otis Coe Johnson (1880)
"The molybdous salts are not generally very permanent in solution. 'The chloride is soluble (in dilute hydrochloric acid ?); the bromide and iodide ..."

7. A Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by Augustus Beauchamp Northcote, Arthur Herbert Church (1858)
"molybdous salts do not oxidize so readily as those of the next series. The principal insoluble molybdous salts are the chromato, the hydrate, the sulphide, ..."

8. A Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by Augustus Beauchamp Northcote, Arthur Herbert Church (1858)
"and present in the solution, is separated from the chloride of zinc by excess of hydrate of ammonium, which precipitates it as hydrate. molybdous salts do ..."

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