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molybdenum

 (Mo) [mah-lib´dĕ-num]
a hard, silvery-white, metallic element, atomic number 42, atomic weight 95.94. (See Appendix 6.) It is an essential trace element, being a component of the enzymes xanthine oxidase, aldehyde oxidase, and nitrate reductase.

mo·lyb·de·num (Mo),

(mō-lib'dĕ-nŭm),
A silvery white metallic element, atomic no. 42, atomic wt. 95.94; a bioelement found in various proteins (for example, xanthine oxidase). See: molybdenum target tube.
[G. molybdaina, a piece of lead; a metal, prob. galena, fr. molybdos, lead]

molybdenum

An essential trace element (atomic number 42, atomic weight 95.94) required for the function of certain enzymes (e.g., xanthine oxidase); it is present in legumes, whole grains, cereals, dark green vegetables, legumes, liver and meats.
 
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Molybdenum is a free radical scavenger, and is said to have anticarcinogenic properties.

mo·lyb·de·num

(mō-lib'dĕ-nŭm)
A silvery white metallic element; atomic no. 42, atomic wt. 95.94; a bioelement found in a number of proteins (e.g., xanthine oxidase).
See: molybdenum target tube
[G. molybdaina, a piece of lead; a metal, prob. galena, fr. molybdos, lead]

mo·lyb·de·num

(Mo) (mō-lib'dĕ-nŭm)
A silvery white metallic element; bioelement found in proteins.
[G. molybdaina, a piece of lead; a metal, prob. galena, fr. molybdos, lead]
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