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tellurium

 [tĕ-lu´re-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 52, atomic weight 127.60, symbol Te. (See Appendix 6.)
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tel·lu·ri·um (Te),

(tel-ū'rē-ŭm),
A rare semimetallic element, atomic no. 52, atomic wt. 127.60, belonging to the sulfur group.
[L. tellus (tellur-), the earth]
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tellurium

A rare, toxic metalloid element (atomic number 52; atomic weight 127.60) that may combine with organic molecules to form organotelluriums, which may have antibacterial and, some believe, anticarcinogenic effects.
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tel·lu·ri·um

(tĕ-lūr'ē-ŭm)
A rare semimetallic element, atomic no. 52, atomic wt. 127.60, belonging to the sulfur group.
[L. tellus (tellur-), the earth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012