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strontium

 [stron´she-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 38, atomic weight 87.62, symbol Sr. (See Appendix 6.)
strontium 89 a radioactive isotope of strontium having a half-life of 50.55 days and decaying by beta emission. It is used in the form of the chloride as a radiation source in the palliative treatment of bone pain in patients with metastatic bone lesions.

stron·ti·um (Sr),

(stron'shē-ŭm),
A metallic element, atomic no. 38, atomic wt. 87.62; one of the alkaline earth series and similar to calcium in chemical and biologic properties. Various salts of strontium are used therapeutically for their anions; for example, strontium bromide, iodide, lactate.
[Strontian, a town in Scotland]

stron·ti·um

(Sr) (stron'shē-ŭm)
A metallic element; atomic no. 38, atomic wt. 87.62; one of the alkaline earth series and similar to calcium in chemical and biologic properties. Various salts of strontium are used therapeutically for their anions, e.g., strontium bromide, iodide, lactate.
[Strontian, a town in Scotland]

stron·ti·um

(Sr) (stron'shē-ŭm)
A metallic element; one of the alkaline earth series and similar to calcium in chemical and biologic properties.
[Strontian, a town in Scotland]
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In the absence of systematic toxicity studies, it is difficult to determine the risk-benefit ratio for non-ranelate forms of strontium. High-dose strontium probably should not be given to patients who have or are at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease; and patients being treated with high-dose strontium should be monitored for the development of heart disease and thromboembolism.
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The groups were blinded and neither the surgical/medical team nor the patients knew about the groups that contained the strontium renalate or the placebo.
The JILA strontium lattice clock is about 50 percent more precise than the record holder of the past few years, NIST's quantum logic clock.
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This radioactive wastewater contains various radionuclides, such as strontium ([sup.90]Sr), cobalt ([sup.60]Co), and cesium ([sup.137]Cs), which will threat the health of human body and various organisms in the world [1-3].