Tet`ra*tom"ic (?), a. [Tetra- + atomic.] Chem. (a)

Consisting of four atoms; having four atoms in the molecule, as phosphorus and arsenic.

(b)

Having a valence of four; quadrivalent; tetravalent; sometimes, in a specific sense, having four hydroxyl groups, whether acid or basic.

 

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