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selenic acid Syllabification: se·le·nic ac·id
Pronunciation: /səˈlenik/ /-ˈlē-/

Definition of selenic acid in English:


A crystalline acid analogous to sulfuric acid, made by oxidizing certain selenium compounds.
  • Chemical formula: H2SeO4


Pronunciation: /ˈseləˌnāt/
Example sentences
  • In several animal studies measuring the distribution of supplemental selenium, tissue storage of selenium was shown to be higher with selenomethionine compared to selenocysteine, selenate, and selenite.
  • Acceptable forms of selenium supplements include amino acid chelates, selenium yeast and sodium selenate.
  • Accumulator plants produce methylated forms of selenium as a way to detoxify inorganic selenate.
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