gadolinium gadolinium

Definition(s):

  • (n) a ductile silvery-white ductile ferromagnetic trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group

Synonym(s)

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Usage(s):

  1. My personal favorite is gadolinium.
  2. Professor Giauque used gadolinium sulfate octahydrate, a colorless crystal substance derived from a rare earth metal.
  3. For the final push they used highly magnetic saltsgadolinium sulphate octahydrate in California, cerium fluoride in Leyden.

News

  • Updated Safety Information for Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents

    Health Canada is informing Canadians that certain gadolinium-based contrast agents may have a higher risk than others for a rare but serious skin disease in patients with kidney problems.
    on November 15, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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