• Barium | definition of barium by Medical dictionary

      medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/barium barium (Ba) [bar´e-um] a chemical element, atomic number 56, atomic weight 137.34. (See Appendix 6.) Ingestion of excessive amounts can be toxic, occasionally ...
    • How to Drink Barium Sulfate Contrast Suspensions for CT Scans ...

      www.ehow.com/how_5029661_drink-contrast-suspensions-ct-scans.html A computed topography (CT) scan of the abdomen or pelvis commonly requires the timely consumption of a considerable amount of barium sulfate suspension.
    • ATSDR - ToxFAQs™: Barium

      www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/TF.asp What is barium? Barium is a silvery-white metal which exists in nature only in ores containing mixtures of elements. It combines with other chemicals such ...
    • Barium - New World Encyclopedia

      www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Barium Barium (chemical symbol Ba, atomic number 56) is a soft, silvery chemical element classified as an alkaline earth metal. Given its reactivity with air, it is never ...
    • Upper gastrointestinal series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barium_swallow Normal Barium swallow flouroscopic image, showing the ingested barium sulfate being induced down the oesophagus by peristalsis.
    • It's Elemental - The Element Barium

      education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele056.html What's in a name? From the Greek word for heavy, barys. Say what? Barium is pronounced as BAR-ee-em. History and Uses: Barium was first isolated by Sir Humphry Davy ...
    • Barium - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barium Properties Physical properties. Barium is part of a group of elements known as the alkaline earth metals. It is a silvery metal that easily turns black.