Definition of Selenious

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



Definition of Selenious

1. Adjective. (inorganic chemistry) Of, pertaining to, or containing selenium, especially in a lower oxidation state than corresponding selenic compounds ¹

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Definition of Selenious

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Selenious

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Selenious

selene unguium
selenecentric
selenenic
selenenic acid
selenhydric
selenhydric acid
selenian
selenic
selenic acid
selenide
selenides
seleniferous
seleninic
seleninic acid
selenio-
selenious (current term)
selenite
selenites
selenitian
selenitic
selenitical
selenium
selenium cell
selenium compounds
selenium deficiency
selenium excess
selenium poisoning
selenium radioisotopes
selenium sulfide
selenium transferase

Literary usage of Selenious

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1. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"When selenium is burned in oxygen, it is converted into selenious acid. ... It burns with a blue flame, and the selenious acid condenses in the upper part ..."

2. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"When selenium is burned in oxygen, it is converted into selenious acid. ... It burns with a blue flame, and the selenious acid condenses in the upper part ..."

3. A System of instruction in quantitative chemical analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius (1870)
"selenious ACID. From aqueous or hydrochloric acid solutions of selenious acid, the selenium is precipitated by sulphurous acid gas or, in presence of an ..."

4. A System of Instruction in Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, Samuel William Johnson (1871)
"selenious ACID. with hydrochloric acid and some alcohol; the chloride of lead ... selenious ACID. From aqueous or hydrochloric acid solutions of selenious ..."

5. Select Methods in Chemical Analysis. (Chiefly Inorganic). by William Crookes (1871)
"Preparation of selenious Acid. Adi upon selenium with concentrated nitric acid, and evaporate the solution until selenious acid begins to sublime; ..."

6. A System of Instruction in Quantitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, Samuel William Johnson (1876)
"From aqueous or hydrochloric acid solutions of selenious acid, the selenium is precipitated by sulphurous acid gas or, in presence of an excess of acid, ..."

7. Elements of Inorganic Chemistry: Including the Applications of the Science by Thomas Graham (1858)
"selenious acid; eq. 55.28 or 691; Se02.— Selenium does not burn in air, but when strongly heated in the bend of a glass tube abc, (fig. ..."

8. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1849)
"Formed, together with selenious acid, in the combustion of selenium in air or in oxygen gas; in small quantities, also, when selenium is heated in contact ..."

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