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Medical Term:

uranyl

Pronunciation: yur'a-nil

Definition: The ion, UO22+, usually found in such salts as uranyl nitrate, UO2(NO3)2; uranyl acetate, UO2(CH3COO)2, is used in electron microscopy.

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