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thallic

[thal-ik] /ˈθæl ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or containing thallium, especially in the trivalent state.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; thall(ium) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for thallic

thallic

/ˈθælɪk/
adjective
1.
of or containing thallium, esp in the trivalent state
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thallic in Medicine

thallic thal·lic (thāl'lĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to conidia produced with no enlargement or growth after delimitation by septa in the hypha.

  2. Of, relating to, or containing thallium, especially with valence 3.

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