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- (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)
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