TITLE

radium

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1846
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "radium" is presented. It refers to a metallic element found in very small quantities in uranium ores such as pitchblende. Radium is radioactive and fluorescent. A radon is produced by the breakdown of radium.
ACCESSION #
21243438

 

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