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Barium sulfate

Barium sulfate

(Science: chemical) sulfuric acid, barium salt (1:1). A compound used as an x-ray contrast medium that occurs in nature as the mineral barite. It is also used in various manufacturing applications and mixed into heavy concrete to serve as a radiation shield.

Pharmacological action: contrast media.

chemical name: sulfuric acid, barium salt (1:1)


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