selenic

[ si-lee-nik, -len-ik ]
/ sɪˈli nɪk, -ˈlɛn ɪk /

adjective Chemistry.

of or containing selenium, especially in the hexavalent state.

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Origin of selenic

First recorded in 1810–20; selen(ium) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for selenic

selenic
/ (sɪˈliːnɪk) /

adjective

of or containing selenium, esp in the hexavalent state
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