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A radioactive isotope of chromium. The half-life is 27.7 days. Red blood cells are labeled with this isotope in order to study their length of life in the body.
a chemical element, atomic number 24, atomic weight 51.996, symbol Cr. See Table 6.
chromium nutritional deficiency
possibly causally related to the onset of diabetes mellitus in primates.
possibly carcinogenic in humans. See also chromate.