designating or of chemical compounds in which osmium has a higher valence than in the corresponding osmous compounds
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.
Origin of osmicosm(ium) + –ic.
Of or relating to odors or the sense of smell.
Origin of osmicGreek osm&emacron;, smell + –ic.
osmium +"Ž -ic