Definition of selenite in English:
A form of gypsum occurring as transparent crystals, sometimes in thin plates.
- Eventually, basin shallowing allowed in situ precipitation of selenite in shallow lagoons and ponds near the basin depocentre.
- First, they demonstrated that selenium salts - both selenate and selenite - can prevent the first of several steps that can lead to cancer, whereas the grain form - selenomethionine - was ineffective.
- The results clearly showed that selenium, as sodium selenite, not only reduced the morbidity and mortality of Keshan disease, but also reduced cardiac damage.
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