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SYMB: Au A yellow metallic chemical element, atomic weight (mass) 196.967, specific gravity 19.32, atomic number 79. Its salts have been used to treat early rheumatoid arthritis not adequately controlled by other anti-inflammatory agents or conservative therapy. Injection of radioactive gold, 198Au, is used to treat certain types of cancer and to help outline certain organs, as in liver scanning.
SYN: SEE: aurum
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Gold." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764661/all/gold.
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Gold. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/764661/all/gold
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