from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or containing selenium.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to selenium: as, selenic acid, H2SeO4.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Chem.) Of or pertaining to selenium; derived from, or containing, selenium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with selenious compounds.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective inorganic chemistry Of, pertaining to or containing selenium, especially in a higher oxidation state than the corresponding selenious compound


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