plumbum


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plumbum

(ˈplʌmbəm)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an obsolete name for lead2
[from Latin]
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17 For that, several variables related to properties of implant surfaces are investigated in clinical and animal studies and as a result; spesific elements like plumbum (Pb) and zinc (Zn) which are not normally presented on the surface of a titanium implant are blamed for the failure of an impIant.
In the future researches, it is planned for synthesis of lead free PZT to use calcium instead of plumbum.
Ad scribendum vero scriptorium, pennas, cretam, pumices duo, cornua duo, scalpellum unum, ad radenda pergamena novaculas sive rasoria duo, punctorium unum, subulam unam, plumbum, regulam, postem ad regulandum, tabulas, graphium" (79).
The influence of the homeopathic remedy Plumbum metallicum on the excretion kinetics of lead in the rat," Human Toxicology 6:321, 1987; and Doutremepuich, C.
Of course, these weren't easy guesses because both elements' abbreviations are derived from their Latin roots: tin from stannum and lead from plumbum.
Ultrathin sections were cut on a Reichert-Jung Ultracut E ultramicrotome with a diamond knife, contrasted with plumbum citrate, and finally examined and photographed with a Transmission Electron Microscope Zeiss EM 109, with digital camera coupled (Alves, 2004).