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Barium

  • Ba

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Medical use of BaSO4

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  • Barium sulfate suspension solution: used in medical applications to provide a contrast into a patients internal organs for MRIs and other scans, watch the above video to learn more!

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Symbol: Ba

Atomic Number: 56

Atomic Mass: 137.327 amu

Electron Configuration: [Xe] 6s2 

Year Discovered: 1808

Discovered By: Humphry Davy 

Last Updated: 7/30/18