Definition of Selenic

1. a. Of or pertaining to selenium; derived from, or containing, selenium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with selenious compounds.



Definition of Selenic

1. Adjective. (inorganic chemistry) Of, pertaining to or containing selenium, especially in a higher oxidation state than the corresponding selenious compound ¹

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Definition of Selenic

1. pertaining to selenium [adj] - See also: selenium

Medical Definition of Selenic

1. Of or pertaining to selenium; derived from, or containing, selenium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with selenious compounds. Origin: Cf. F. Selenique. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selenic

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selegiline
selen-
selenane
selenate
selenate reductase
selenates
selenatian
selene unguium
selenecentric
selenenic
selenenic acid
selenhydric
selenhydric acid
selenian
selenic (current term)
selenic acid
selenide
selenides
seleniferous
seleninic
seleninic acid
selenio-
selenious
selenite
selenites
selenitian
selenitic
selenitical
selenium

Literary usage of Selenic

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1902)
"IN a number of text-books and works of reference on chemistry, it is stated that gold is attacked by hot selenic acid, the latter being reduced. ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry: In the Order of the Lectures Given in Yale College by Benjamin Silliman (1830)
"Oxygen, 28.739 40.33 selenic ACID. The acid just described has been hitherto called by this name, but another acid has been discovered containing an ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner (1833)
"The existence of selenic acid was first noticed by M. Nitzsch, assistant of Professor Mitscherlich, and its properties have been examined and described by ..."

4. Elements of Inorganic Chemistry: Including the Applications of the Science by Thomas Graham (1858)
"Selenium combines in two proportions with oxygen, forming selenious acid, which corresponds with sulphurous acid, and selenic acid corresponding with ..."

5. Select Methods in Chemical Analysis. (Chiefly Inorganic). by William Crookes (1871)
"This solution may contain, beside selenious acid, some sulphuric and selenic acids; in order to separate these from each other, baryta water is added. ..."

6. Select Methods in Chemical Analysis: (chiefly Inorganic) by William Crookes (1886)
"This solution may contain, besides selenious acid, some sulphuric and selenic acids; in order to separate these from each other, baryta-water is added. ..."

7. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1849)
"A. selenic OXIDE. SeO? Formed, together with selenious acid, ... selenic oxide gas is obtained, mixed with oxygen, by burning selenium in a vessel filled ..."

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