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os·mic 1

Relating to or containing osmium, especially in a compound with a valence of 4 or a valence higher than that in a comparable osmous compound.

os·mic 2

Of or relating to odors or the sense of smell.

[Greek osmē, smell + -ic.]

os′mi·cal·ly adv.


(Chemistry) of or containing osmium in a high valence state, esp the tetravalent state
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coli colonies were fixed for 15 minutes in the following mixture: 1part 8% glutaraldehyde, 1 part 4% osmic acid and 2 parts 0.
4 and replaced with osmic acid fixation post solution of 1%, washed with phosphate buffer solution and dehydration.
US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel hosted Bosnia-Herzegovina Minister of Defense Zekerijah Osmic at the Pentagon today, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.
Small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) measurements were performed in transmission geometry using a three-pinhoie coiiimation system equipped with an Osmic multilayer mirror for higher photon flux at smaller beam spot and a Rigaku rotating anode generator (Cu K [alpha] radiation [lambda] of 0.
4), the samples were fixed in osmic acid for 2 h and then passed through a series of ethanol concentrations (50, 70, 80, 90, 95, and 100%) for 15 min each.