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noun tel·lu·ri·um \tə-ˈlr-ē-əm, te-\

Medical Definition of TELLURIUM

:  a semimetallic element related to selenium and sulfur that occurs in a silvery white brittle crystalline form of metallic luster, in a dark amorphous form, or combined with metals and that is used especially in alloys—symbol Te; see element table


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