Definition of white arsenic in English:

white arsenic

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noun

[mass noun]
  • An extremely toxic soluble white solid made by burning arsenic.
    • Alternative name: arsenic trioxide; chemical formula: As2O3
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    • The inorganic forms, airborne arsenic trioxide and arsenate/arsenite (found in soil, water, and food), are the forms of concern to human health.
    • A few studies have been completed using arsenic trioxide as a treatment on newly diagnosed patients.
    • More recently arsenic trioxide has been used in treatment of PML.

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