ruthenic

[ roo-then-ik, -thee-nik ]

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

Origin of ruthenic

1
First recorded in 1840–50; ruthen(ium) + -ic

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ruthenic

/ (ruːˈθɛnɪk) /


adjective
  1. of or containing ruthenium, esp in a high valency state

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