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adjective Chemistry.
  1. of or containing molybdenum, especially in the trivalent or hexavalent states, as molybdic acid, H2MoO4.
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Origin of molybdic

First recorded in 1790–1800; molybd(enum) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for molybdic


  1. of or containing molybdenum in the trivalent or hexavalent state
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molybdic in Medicine


  1. Of, relating to, or containing molybdenum or a compound containing molybdenum, especially with a valence of 6.
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