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sialic

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adjective si·al·ic \sī-ˈa-lik\

Definition of sialic

  1. :  of, relating to, or being relatively light rock that is rich in silica and alumina and is typical of the outer layers of the earth



Origin of sialic

International Scientific Vocabulary silicon + aluminum


First Known Use: 1924


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