molybdous

molybdous

[muh-lib-duhs]
adjective Chemistry.
of or containing molybdenum, especially in its lower valences.

Origin:
1790–1800; molybd(enum) + -ous

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molybdous (mɒˈlɪbdəs)
 
adj
of or containing molybdenum, esp in a low valence state

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molybdous mo·lyb·dous (mə-lĭb'dəs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or containing molybdenum or a compound containing molybdenum, especially with a valence of less than 6.

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