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cupric

[kyoo-prik, koo-] /ˈkyu prɪk, ˈku-/
adjective
1.
of or containing copper, especially in the bivalent state, as cupric oxide, CuO.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; cupr- + -ic
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  • One thing not mentioned is that squid and octopi have a cupric oxygen exchange mechanism.
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British Dictionary definitions for cupric

cupric

/ˈkjuːprɪk/
adjective
1.
of or containing copper in the divalent state
Word Origin
C18: from Late Latin cuprum copper
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cupric in Medicine

cupric cu·pric (kōō'prĭk, kyōō'-)
adj.
Of or containing divalent copper.

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cupric in Science
cupric
  (k'prĭk, ky'-)   
Containing copper, especially copper with a valence of 2. Compare cuprous.
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