barium compound


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barium compound

Any of the compounds containing barium and suitable diluents or additives. They are used in the form of insoluble barium sulfate, to visualize, that is, to outline, the hollow viscera in roentgenography. Poisoning occasionally occurs when the soluble salts are used accidentally in place of the insoluble sulfate.
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et al [12] in 2005 researched that barium compounds (barium oxide, barium acetylacetonate, barium nitrate) had been used as catalysts for the liquid-phase oxidation of ethyl benzene with molecular oxygen.
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