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osmium tetroxide
UMLS ID - C0029385
Semantic Type Listed - Organic Chemical
Synonyms not in UMLS - osmium
Definition - (T-4)-Osmium oxide (OsO4). A highly toxic and volatile oxide of osmium used in industry as an oxidizing agent. It is also used as a histological fixative and stain and as a synovectomy agent in arthritic joints. Its vapor can cause eye, skin, and lung damage. (MSH)
Source - UMLS
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