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molybdous

[muh-lib-duh s] /məˈlɪb dəs/
adjective, Chemistry.
1.
of or containing molybdenum, especially in its lower valences.
Origin of molybdous
1790-1800
First recorded in 1790-1800; molybd(enum) + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for molybdous

molybdous

/mɒˈlɪbdəs/
adjective
1.
of or containing molybdenum, esp in a low valence state
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molybdous in Medicine

molybdous mo·lyb·dous (mə-lĭb'dəs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or containing molybdenum or a compound containing molybdenum, especially with a valence of less than 6.

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