Definition of barium sulfate in English:

barium sulfate

Syllabification: bar·i·um sul·fate

Entry from US English dictionary


An odorless, insoluble white powder used in the making of pigments, paper, textiles, and plastics, and ingested as a contrasting agent in X-raying the digestive tract.
  • Chemical formula: BaSO4

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