germanium oxide

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germanium oxide

[jər′mān·ē·əm ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
The monoxide GeO or dioxide GeO2; a study of GeO indicates it exists in polymeric form; GeO2 is a white powder, soluble in alkalies; used in special glass and in medicine.
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Inorganic germanium dioxide is toxic and accumulates in the body.
When the densities of diatoms on algal surfaces were altered by soaking the algal fragments in a germanium dioxide solution ora modified Jorgensen medium, neither treatment (increased or reduced diatom densities) affected the larval settlement percentage on M.
Germanium dioxide significantly reduced the diatom density (3,000 [+ or -] 2,000 cells / [cm.