plumbum


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plumbum

(ˈplʌmbəm)
n
(Elements & Compounds) an obsolete name for lead2
[from Latin]
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WHAT element has the Latin name plumbum? WHERE in Europe was the explosive Semtex originally manufactured?
Barriers of delta-aminolevulinic acid synthetase (-alad) enzyme activity in heme biosynthesis due to exposure to plumbum. VISION, 16(2): 490-497[TM].
HOPPE'S LEAD B GONE Lead and shooting go together, but when you're finished for the day, it's important to get all that plumbum off your hands to prevent lead deposits from finding their way into your mouth and then your bloodstream.
Cao, "Effect of pumpkin distillable subject on lipid peroxidation and the activity of antioxidative enzyme induced by plumbum in mouse," Chinese Journal of Clinical Rehabilitation, vol.
However the effects of specific contaminants at a low concentration on the body are not well known.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.18
In the future researches, it is planned for synthesis of lead free PZT to use calcium instead of plumbum. This material will be used for design of microresonator, which operates in biological environment.
(10.) Banerjee, P., "Comparative efficacy of two dilutions of Arsenicum album to ameliorate toxicity by repeated sublethal injections of arsenious trioxide in mice," Pathobiology 75:156, 2008; Fisher, P., "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., et al., "Aspirin at ultra-low dosage in healthy volunteers: effects on bleeding time, platelet aggregation, and coagulation, Homostasis 20:99-105.
Of course, these weren't easy guesses because both elements' abbreviations are derived from their Latin roots: tin from stannum and lead from plumbum. I incorrectly provided my interviewer with the abbreviation for titanium (Ti) and the famously nonexistent unobtainium (Uo).