barium


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  • noun

Synonyms for barium

a soft silvery metallic element of the alkali earth group

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The forth chapter deals with barium petroleum sulfonate market trends review, distinguish barium petroleum sulfonate manufacturers and suppliers.
A chest radiograph demonstrated aspiration of barium, highlighting her bilateral airways and bronchial tree, most pronounced in the lower lobes (Figure 1a).
Liquid barium with an intermediate viscosity of 1,500 cP (Varibar Thin Honey, Bracco Imaging S.
2,3) In pet and captive avian species, barium sulfate suspension has been used to assess GI structure, as well as to observe GI transit.
High barium concentrations are found in the groundwater used as drinking water in the northern part of the Baltic Basin in the Estonian and St Petersburg coastal area (Fig.
The extracts and substances were allowed to act on the preparations for 5 min, and afterwards the agonists such as barium chloride were cumulatively added and were allowed to reach a steady state at each concentration.
A work-up at an outside institution included negative findings from a standard upper GI barium exam and unremarkable right upper-quadrant ultrasound findings.
The volunteers swallowed hard gelatin capsules filled with barium sulfate and were observed with videofluoroscopy.
Primary achalasia is characterized on barium studies by a dilated, flaccid esophagus with absent primary peristalsis in the esophageal body and impaired opening of the LES, causing a smooth, tapered, beaklike narrowing of the distal esophagus at or directly adjacent to the gastroesophageal junction (Figure 1).
The Oak Ridge team reports that the barium zireonate disks stack up in orderly columns that span the film.
Meanwhile, tests of the fill soil labeled it as likely bottom ash, a byproduct of lignite-fired power plants that in this case contained arsenic, barium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, selenium and silver.
Oxide cathodes of that time represented a mixture of oxides of such alkaline-earth metals as calcium, strontium and barium.
However, for mills with high barium levels, lowering the pH in the first chlorine dioxide stage will increase the risk of barium sulfate scale, particularly if the mill uses spent acid for pH control in the bleach plant.
MED2-4800 (unrestricted) and MED2-4900 (restricted) contain 50% barium sulfate, and MED3-4800 (unrestricted) and MED3-4900 (restricted) contain 50% titanium dioxide by weight.
With a choice of Barium, Bromine, Boron and Bismuth, the couple gambled on Barium, but the correct answer was Boron.