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gold (Au),

A yellow metallic element, atomic no. 79, atomic wt. 196.96654; 198Au (half-life of 2.694 days) is used to treat some tumor types, for radiation synovectomy, and in imaging; various gold salts are used to treat rheumatologic diseases.
Synonym(s): aurum


A yellow metallic element, atomic no. 79, atomic wt. 196.96654; 198Au (half-life of 2.694 days) is used in the treatment of certain tumors and in imaging.
Synonym(s): aurum.
[L. aurum]


[L.] gold (symbol Au).
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