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plumbic

[pluhm-bik] /ˈplʌm bɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
containing lead, especially in the tetravalent state.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Latin plumb(um) lead + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for plumbic

plumbic

/ˈplʌmbɪk/
adjective
1.
of or containing lead in the tetravalent state
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Word Origin and History for plumbic
adj.

"combined with lead," 1799, from Latin plumbum (see plumb (n.)) + -ic.

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plumbic in Medicine

plumbic plum·bic (plŭm'bĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or containing lead, especially with a valence of four.

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