arsane

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arsane (countable and uncountable, plural arsanes)

  1. (inorganic chemistry, uncountable) The compound arsine, AsH3
  2. (inorganic chemistry, countable) Any saturated hydride of tervalent arsenic, of general formula AsnHn+2, having an unbranched chain of arsenic atoms - diarsane, triarsane etc.

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Organic derivatives of these compounds are arsines.

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