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tin

 [tin]
a chemical element, atomic number 50, atomic weight 118.69, symbol Sn. (See Appendix 6.)

tin (Sn),

(tin),
A metallic element, atomic no. 50, atomic wt. 118.710.
Synonym(s): stannum
[AS, tin]

tin

(tin) chemical element, at. no. 50, symbol Sn.

tin (Sn)

Etymology: AS
a whitish metallic element. Its atomic number is 50; its atomic mass is 118.69. Tin (IV) oxide is used in dentistry as a polishing agent for teeth and in some restorative procedures. See also stannous fluoride.

tin

A metallic element (atomic number 50; atomic weight 118.71) present in trace amounts in nature; it has been linked to deficiency states in some plants and animals, but has no known physiological rule in humans.

tin

(tin)
A metallic element, atomic no. 50, atomic wt. 118.710.
Synonym(s): stannum.
[A.S. tin]

tin

a chemical element, atomic number 50, atomic weight 118.69, symbol Sn. See Table 6.

dibutyl tin dilaurate
a cesticide used in poultry and cage birds. It is fed to chickens and is toxic if fed accidentally to calves. Causes tremor, diarrhea and convulsions.
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