stannous

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adjective stan·nous \ˈsta-nəs\

Definition of stannous

  1. :  of, relating to, or containing tin especially with a valence of two

Origin and Etymology of stannous

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Late Latin stannum


First Known Use: 1849


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stannous

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adjective stan·nous \ˈstan-əs\

Medical Definition of stannous

  1. :  of, relating to, or containing tin especially with a valence of two

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