<chemistry> Pertaining to, or containing, tin; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with stannic compounds.

Stannous chloride, a white crystalline substance, SnCl2.(H2O)2, obtained by dissolving tin in hydrochloric acid. It is used as a mordant in dyeing.

(01 Mar 1998)

stanno-, stannofluoride, stannoso-, stannotype < Prev | Next > stannous fluoride, stannum, stanolone

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