selena-

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variants: or selen-

Definition of selena-

: containing selenium in place of carbon or regarded as in place of carbon usually in place of the methylene group −CH2selenacyclopentadiene selenazole — compare oxa-, thia-

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International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin selenium

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“Selena-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/selena-. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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