- A liquid containing barium sulfate that is used in x-rays to highlight parts of the digestive system.
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Barium solution — A liquid containing barium sulfate. The barium shows up on x rays. It outlines organs of the body such as the intestine so they can be seen on x ray film. One use of a barium solution, for example, is for a barium enema … Medical dictionary
Barium nitrate — Barium nitrate … Wikipedia
barium meal — n a solution of barium sulfate that is swallowed by a patient to facilitate fluoroscopic or radiographic diagnosis * * * a technique for examining the oesophagus, stomach, and duodenum. The patient swallows barium sulphate to coat the lining of… … Medical dictionary
Barium bromide — Chembox new ImageFile = ImageSize = 200px ImageName = Barium bromide Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 10553 31 8 Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = BaBr2 (anhydrous) BaBr2 middot;2H2O (dihydrate) MolarMass = 297.14 g/mol Appearance =… … Wikipedia
Barium chloride — Chembox new Name = Barium chloride ImageFile = Barium chloride.jpg ImageSize = 200px ImageName = Barium chloride Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 10361 37 2 Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = BaCl2 (anhydrous) BaCl2 middot;2H2O… … Wikipedia
Barium sulfate — chembox new ImageFile = Barium sulfate 2D.png ImageSize = 225px ImageName = Chemical structure of barium sulfate ImageFile1 = Barite unit cell 3D vdW.png ImageSize1 = 225px ImageName1 = 3D model of barium sulfate IUPACName = OtherNames = Section1 … Wikipedia
barium — /bair ee euhm, bar /, n. Chem. a whitish, malleable, active, divalent, metallic element, occurring in combination chiefly as barite or as witherite. Symbol: Ba; at. wt.: 137.34; at. no.: 56; sp. gr.: 3.5 at 20°C. [1800 10; BAR(YTES) + IUM] * * *… … Universalium
Barium enema — A series of x rays of the lower intestine (colon) and rectum that are taken after the patient is given an enema with a white, chalky solution that contains barium. The barium outlines the intestines on the x rays. These x rays permit the… … Medical dictionary
Barium hydroxide — Chembox new Name = Barium hydroxide Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 17194 00 2 RTECS = CQ9200000 Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = Ba(OH)2 MolarMass = 171.342 g/mol (anhydrous) 189.36 g/mol (monohydrate) 315.46 g/mol (octahydrate)… … Wikipedia
Barium carbonate — Chembox new Name = Barium carbonate ImageFile=Barium carbonate.png ImageSize=120px OtherNames = witherite Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 513 77 9 Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = BaCO3 MolarMass = 197.336 g/mol Appearance = white… … Wikipedia