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u·ra·nous

 (yo͝o-rā′nəs, yo͝or′ə-nəs)
adj.
Of or relating to uranium, especially with valence lower than in comparable uranic compounds.

uranous

(ˈjʊərənəs)
adj
(Elements & Compounds) of or containing uranium, esp in a low valence state

u•ra•nous

(ˈyʊər ə nəs, yuˈreɪ-)

adj.
containing trivalent uranium.
[1835–45]
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UO2, also known as urania or uranous oxide, is an oxide of uranium, and is a black, radioactive, crystalline powder that naturally occurs in the mineral uraninite.
Uranium dioxide or uranium(IV) oxide (UO2), also known as urania or uranous oxide, is an oxide of uranium, and is a black, radioactive, crystalline powder that naturally occurs in the mineral uraninite.