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iridic

[ ih-rid-ik, ahy-rid- ]
/ ɪˈrɪd ɪk, aɪˈrɪd- /
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adjective Chemistry.

of or containing iridium, especially in the tetravalent state.

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Origin of iridic

First recorded in 1835–45; irid- + -ic
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How to use iridic in a sentence

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

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British Dictionary definitions for iridic

iridic
/ (aɪˈrɪdɪk, ɪˈrɪd-) /

adjective

of or containing iridium, esp in the tetravalent state
of or relating to the iris of the eye
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for iridic

iridic
[ ĭ-rĭdĭk, ī-rĭd- ]

adj.

Of or relating to the iris.
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