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n. Symbol Sb
A metallic element having two allotropic forms: a hard, extremely brittle, lustrous, bluish-white, crystalline material and a gray amorphous form. It is used in a wide variety of alloys, especially with lead in battery plates, and in the manufacture of flame-proofing compounds, paint, semiconductor devices, and ceramic products. Atomic number 51; atomic weight 121.76; melting point 630.63°C; boiling point 1,587°C; specific gravity 6.68; valence 3, 5. See Periodic Table.

[Middle English antimonie, from Medieval Latin antimōnium, perhaps from Arabic al-'iṯmid : al-, the + 'iṯmid, antimony (perhaps from Greek stimmi; see stibine).]

an′ti·mo′ni·al adj.


(Elements & Compounds) of or containing antimony
(Pharmacology) a drug or agent containing antimony
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Adj.1.antimonial - containing antimonyantimonial - containing antimony; "antimonial lead"
metal, metallic - containing or made of or resembling or characteristic of a metal; "a metallic compound"; "metallic luster"; "the strange metallic note of the meadow lark, suggesting the clash of vibrant blades"- Ambrose Bierce


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The patient was treated with meglumine antimoniate (glucantime), a pentavalent antimonial, at a dosage of 20 mg/kg per day intramuscularly for 20 days, as suggested by the Center for Disease Control in Iran.
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Lithium antimony thiomalate, which is a trivalent organic antimonial compound has been widely used against nasal schistosomosis in cattle with variable therapeutic efficacy reported by different authors (Agrawal and Alwar,1992).
Implementation of sodium hydroxide pretreatment for refractory antimonial gold and silver ores.
The pentavalent antimonial drugs are believed to inhibit parasitic glycolysis, fatty acid beta-oxidation, and ADP phosphorylation and their exact mechanism of activity is not known [8] although trypanothione S-transferase has been shown to play a key role [9, 10].
clinical efficacy of pentavalent antimonial compound (Meglumine Antimoniate) and dapsone in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis.
One of the patients died before initiating treatment and another patient initiated with pentavalent antimonial and was switched to amphotericin B deoxycholate after being diagnosed as HIV positive.