stannane

noun
stan·nane | \11 staˌnān\
plural -s

Definition of stannane 

1 : a compound of tin and hydrogen especially : the unstable gaseous tetrahydride SnH4 known chiefly in the form of organic derivatives

2 : any of various organic derivatives of tin tetrahydride

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History and Etymology for stannane

stann- + methane; from the analogy of its formula to that of methane, CH4

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