inert filling

inert filling

A prepared non-explosive filling of the same weight as the explosive filling.
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Calgary researcher Murray Vimy reported that mercury from the fillings traveled throughout the sheeps' bodies, and in pregnant sheep into the fetuses; moreover, he said, within two months all the sheep experienced a loss of kidney function 16% to 80%), whereas animals that had been given chemically inert fillings showed no change in kidney function.