Of manganese with a valence of two.Compare with manganic
- ‘Why is manganous sulfate used in dog food?’
- ‘This protection, transferred across evolutionary boundaries, was accompanied by increased MnSOD (manganous superoxide dismutase).’
- ‘Here we wish to report briefly that we have found manganous phthalocyanine to differ in its behaviour from the other members of the series in a striking manner.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.