cadmium sulfide

noun

Definition of cadmium sulfide

:a yellow-brown poisonous salt CdS used especially in electronic parts, in photoelectric cells, and in medicine

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First Known Use of cadmium sulfide

1833


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cadmium sulfide

noun

medical Definition of cadmium sulfide

:a yellow-brown poisonous salt CdS used especially in electronic parts, in photoelectric cells, and in the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp

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