bismuth

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  • noun

Synonyms for bismuth

a heavy brittle diamagnetic trivalent metallic element (resembles arsenic and antimony chemically)

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An impressively low rate of postoperative hemorrhage following the use of bismuth subgallate to achieve hemostasis was reported by Maniglia et al.
6,232,341 B1: Researchers for Hedonist Biochemical Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, have patented a topical pharmaceutical composition with borneol and bismuth subgallate to prevent skin scarring and granulation.
Available without a prescription, bismuth subgallate acts as an internal deodorant by absorbing odor-causing volatile sulfur compounds in the gastrointestinal tract.
Bismuth subgallate pills called Devrom Chewables are sold by the American Foundation for Preventive Medicine in Indianapolis.
Bismuth subgallate, the active ingredient of a number of over-the-counter preparations, has long been used for a variety of gastrointestinal problems.