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[L. metallum fr. Gr. metallon, mine, quarry, metal] Any of a class of elements (such as gold, silver, nickel) and their alloys (such as brass, bronze), all of which are crystalline when solid and many of which are opaque, shiny, capable of conducting electrons, and can be shaped by heat and pressure. Most elements are metals.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Metal." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730804/all/heavy_metal.
Metal. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730804/all/heavy_metal. Accessed July 16, 2019.
Metal. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730804/all/heavy_metal
Metal [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/730804/all/heavy_metal.
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