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stannous

[stan-uh s] /ˈstæn əs/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
containing tin, especially in the bivalent state.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; stann(um) + -ous
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  • Metal salts such as stannous and zinc serve mostly as anti-bacterial substances in toothpastes.
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stannous

/ˈstænəs/
adjective
1.
of or containing tin, esp in the divalent state
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stannous in Medicine

stannous stan·nous (stān'əs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or containing tin, especially with valence 2.

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stannous in Science
stannous
  (stān'əs)   
Containing tin, especially tin with a valence of 2. Compare stannic.
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