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barium

noun bar·i·um \ˈber-ē-əm\

: a chemical element that is a soft silver-white metal

Full Definition of BARIUM

1
:  a silver-white malleable toxic divalent metallic element of the alkaline-earth group that occurs only in combination — see element table
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Origin of BARIUM

New Latin, from bar-
First Known Use: 1808
Medical Dictionary

barium

noun bar·i·um \ˈbar-ē-əm, ˈber-\

Medical Definition of BARIUM

1
:  a silver-white malleable toxic bivalent metallic element of the alkaline-earth group that occurs only in combination—symbol Ba; see element table
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