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yt·tri·a

 (ĭt′rē-ə)
[New Latin, after Ytterby, a town in Sweden.]

yttria

(ˈɪtrɪə)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for yttrium oxide
[C19: New Latin, named after Ytterby; see ytterbia]

yt•tri•a

(ˈɪ tri ə)

n.
a white, water-insoluble powder, Y2O3, used chiefly in incandescent gas and acetylene mantles. Also called yt′trium ox′ide.
[< New Latin (1797), after Ytterby. See ytterbium, -a4]