barium sulfate


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barium sulfate

n.
A fine white powder, BaSO4, used as a pigment, as a filler for textiles, rubbers, and plastics, and as a contrast medium in x-ray photography of the digestive tract.

bar′ium sul′fate


n.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, BaSO4, used chiefly in the synthesis of pigments and as a contrast medium in x-ray diagnosis.
[1870–75]

barium sulfate

A fine, white powder, BaSO4. It is used in making textiles, rubber, and plastic and in taking x-rays of the digestive tract.
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Noun1.barium sulfate - a white insoluble radiopaque powder used as a pigmentbarium sulfate - a white insoluble radiopaque powder used as a pigment
sulfate, sulphate - a salt or ester of sulphuric acid
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