osmic

[ oz-mik ]
/ ˈɒz mɪk /

adjective Chemistry.

of or containing osmium in its higher valences, especially the tetravalent state.

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Origin of osmic

First recorded in 1835–45; osm(ium) + -ic
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osmic
/ (ˈɒzmɪk) /

adjective

of or containing osmium in a high valence state, esp the tetravalent state
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