[ih-rid-ik, ahy-rid-]

adjective Chemistry.

of or containing iridium, especially in the tetravalent state.

Origin of iridic

First recorded in 1835–45; irid- + -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for iridic

Historical Examples of iridic

  • When, however, a true adhesion between corneal and iridic tissue takes place the filtration angle is not so easily opened.



British Dictionary definitions for iridic



of or containing iridium, esp in the tetravalent state
of or relating to the iris of the eye
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iridic in Medicine


[ĭ-rĭdĭk, ī-rĭd-]


Of or relating to the iris.
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