chromium

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(krō′mē-ŭm )

[Fr. chrome, fr. Gr. chrōma, color + -ium (1)]
SYMB: Cr A very hard metallic element, atomic weight (mass) 51.996, atomic number 24. It is an essential trace element required for normal uptake. Chromium works with insulin to regulate the release of energy from glucose.
CAS# 7440-47-3

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