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antimony

 (Sb) [an´tĭ-mo″ne]
a chemical element, atomic number 51, atomic weight 121.75. (See Appendix 6.) Several of its salts are used in tropical medicine as treatments for schistosomiasis; however, they must be used with caution because they are potentially poisonous, causing symptoms similar to those of arsenic poisoning. adj., adj antimo´�nial.
antimony potassium tartrate a compound used in treatment of schistosomiasis, especially infection with Schistosoma japonicum.
antimony sodium tartrate a compound used in treating schistosomiasis.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

an·ti·mo·ny (Sb),

(an'-ti-mō'nē), Do not confuse this word with antinomy.
A metallic element, atomic no. 51, atomic wt. 121.757, valences 0, -3, +3, +5; used in alloys; toxic and irritating to the skin and mucous membranes.
Synonym(s): stibium
[G. anti + monos, not found alone]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

antimony

Toxicology A metallic element–atomic number 51; atomic weight 121.75 Clinical-acute N&V, bloody diarrhea, hepatitis, kidney failure Clinical-chronic Itching, conjunctivitis, laryngitis, headache, anorexia, weight loss, anemia, jaundice, kidney failure Lethal dose 100 to 200 mg Management Supportive; gastric lavage/activated charcoal; dimercaprol to accelerate excretion; transfusions for hemolysis Ref range < 10 µg/L
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

an·ti·mo·ny

(Sb) (an'ti-mō-nē)
A metallic element; atomic no. 51, atomic wt. 121.757; valences 0, -3, +3, +5; used in alloys; toxic and irritating to the skin and mucous membranes.
[G. anti + monos, not found alone]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

antimony

A brittle, flaky metal, many of the compounds of which are poisonous.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

an·ti·mo·ny

(an'ti-mō-nē) Do not confuse this word with antinomy.
A metallic element used in alloys; toxic and irritating to the skin and mucous membranes.
[G. anti + monos, not found alone]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Bir baska calismada lipozomal antimon formulas-yonlarinin (gunde 2 kez 4 hafta sureyle 50 mg topikal olarak) deri icerisindeki makrofajlara ilacin nufus etmesinde basarili oldugu, lipozomlarin meglumin antimonat gibi suda cozunen maddelerin tutulmasini sagladigi, uygun boyutlardaki formulasyonlarin gelistirilmesi ile ilacin etkili bir sekilde dermis ve epidermise ulastigi ve lipozomlarin dusuk toksisiteli guvenli bilesikler oldugu gosterilmistir (43).