Medical Dictionary


noun an·ti·mo·ny \ˈant-ə-ˌmō-nē\
plural an·ti·mo·nies

Medical Definition of ANTIMONY

:  a trivalent and pentavalent metalloid element that is commonly metallic silvery white, crystalline, and brittle and is used especially in alloys and semiconductors and in medicine as a constituent of various antiprotozoal agents (as tartar emetic)—symbol Sb; see element table
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