ruthenic

[ roo-then-ik, -thee-nik ]
/ ruˈθɛn ɪk, -ˈθi nɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.

containing ruthenium in a higher valence state than the corresponding ruthenious compound.

Origin of ruthenic

First recorded in 1840–50; ruthen(ium) + -ic
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ruthenic

/ (ruːˈθɛnɪk) /

adjective

of or containing ruthenium, esp in a high valency state
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