selenious

[si-lee-nee-uhs]
adjective Chemistry.
containing tetravalent or bivalent selenium.
Also, selenous.


Origin:
1825–35; seleni(um) + -ous

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selenious or selenous (sɪˈliːnɪəs, sɪˈliːnəs)
 
adj
of or containing selenium in the divalent or tetravalent state
 
selenous or selenous
 
adj

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Hydrochloric acid and selenious acid are produced by reaction with water.
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