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stannous

 [stan´us]
containing tin as a bivalent element.
stannous fluoride SnF2, a substance used in prevention of dental caries, applied topically to the teeth.

stan·nous

(stan'ŭs),
Relating to tin, especially when in combination in its lower valency. Compare: stannic.
[L. stannum, tin]

stannous

/stan·nous/ (stan´us) containing tin as a bivalent element.
stannous fluoride  a dental caries prophylactic, SnF2, applied topically to the teeth.

stan·nous

(stan'ŭs)
Relating to tin, especially when in combination in its lower valency.
[L. stannum, tin]

stan·nous

(stan'ŭs)
Relating to tin, especially when in combination in its lower valency.
[L. stannum, tin]

stannous

containing tin as a bivalent element.
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