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ferric

 [fer´ik]
containing iron in its plus-three oxidation state, Fe(III) (sometimes designated Fe3+).
ferric chloride FeCl3, used as a reagent and as a diagnostic aid in phenylketonuria.
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fer·ric

(fer'ik),
Relating to iron, especially denoting a salt containing iron in its higher (triad) valence, Fe3+. Many ferric salts are used as hematinics and supplements.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fer·ric

(fer'ik)
1. Relating to iron in its valence state of 3+ (Fe3+).
2. A compound in which iron exists in its valence state of Fe3+.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

fer·ric

(fer'ik)
Relating to iron, especially denoting a salt containing iron in its higher (triad) valence, Fe3+. Many ferric salts are used as hematinics and supplements.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012