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lead carbonate

noun

Definition of lead carbonate

  1. :  a carbonate of lead; especially :  a poisonous basic salt Pb3(OH)2(CO3)2 used especially as a white pigment



1869

First Known Use of lead carbonate

1869


Medical Dictionary

lead carbonate

noun

Medical Definition of lead carbonate

  1. :  a carbonate of lead; especially :  a poisonous basic salt Pb3(OH)2(CO3)2 that was formerly used as a white pigment in paints, that was a common cause of painter's colic, and that may cause lead poisoning especially in children who come in contact with or ingest paint from older surfaces which contain it




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