Meaning of bismuthine


Pronunciation: (biz'mu-thēn", -thin), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. an unstable hydride of bismuth, BiH, analogous to arsine and stibine.
  2. any derivative of this compound in which the hydrogen atoms are replaced by one or more organic groups.
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