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[Ger. Wismuth, Bismut, white mass]
SYMB: Bi A silvery metallic element, atomic weight (mass) 208.980, atomic number 83. Its compounds are used as a protective for inflamed surfaces. Its salts are used as an astringent and as a treatment for diarrhea.
CAS# 7440-69-9

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