Definition of manganous in English:


Syllabification: man·ga·nous
Pronunciation: /ˈmaNGgənəs


  • Of manganese with a valence of two. Compare with manganic.
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    • This protection, transferred across evolutionary boundaries, was accompanied by increased MnSOD (manganous superoxide dismutase).
    • Here we wish to report briefly that we have found manganous phthalocyanine to differ in its behaviour from the other members of the series in a striking manner.
    • Why is manganous sulfate used in dog food?

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