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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subsidiary of Bracco Imaging S.p.A., a leading global company in the diagnostic imaging business, today announced the Food and Drug FDA approval for VARIBAR THIN LIQUID (barium sulfate) for oral suspension which is indicated for modified barium swallow (MBS) studies used to detect and assess the type and severity of swallowing disorders also known as dysphagia.
Barium compounds, such as barium sulfate and barium carbonate, which do not dissolve well in water, can last a long time in the environment.
Treatment and Outcome: Prior to histopathologic diagnosis of IBD, barium sulfate administered via gavage resulted in a temporary improvement of clinical signs.
The test was performed with water added with food thickener (maltodextrin, xanthan gum, and potassium chloride) at different concentrations - 1.2g, 2.4g and 3.6g in 100mL of water, barium sulfate at 1g / 3mL and 1g / 1mL, and 100 mL of barium sulfate 1g / 1 mL with 1.2 g of the thickener, all at room temperature.
It will be offered in the same three materials as traditional GYLON(R) products; fawn (silica filled PTFE), off-white (barium sulfate filled PTFE) and blue (aluminosilicate microsphere filled PTFE).
Low-osmolar barium sulfate is better tolerated in the bronchial tree than high-osmolar Gastrografin although the severity of pulmonary damage also correlates with the amount aspirated and contrast density.
A total of 228 liters of liquid chemicals composed of xylene chemicals, hydrochloric acid, chloroform, pytridine, benzaldehyde and ethanol worth PP204,082.25 and 3,814,070.79 grams of solid chemicals composed of caustic soda/sodium hydroxide, palladium, iodine, calcium chloride, red phosphorous, sodium acetate, barium sulfate, sodium sulfate, copper (II) sulfate pentahydrate and caffeine worth P9,446,436.75, were destroyed through chemical treatment, PDEA Director General Aaron Aquino said.
The copper wires were removed and barium sulfate combined with 801 glue (Shanghai Micro Spectral Chemical Technology Service Co.