selenium

[ UK /sɛlˈiːni‍əm/ ]
[ US /səˈɫiniəm/ ]
NOUN
  1. a toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium; occurs in several allotropic forms; a stable grey metallike allotrope conducts electricity better in the light than in the dark and is used in photocells; occurs in sulfide ores (as pyrite)
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How To Use selenium In A Sentence

  • The most common trace element deficiencies in cattle are copper, selenium, iodine and cobalt.
  • Lead, selenium, tellurium and sulfur are added to copper alloys to improve machinability.
  • Specifically, sodium selenite is often unsafe at levels exceeding 600 micrograms, whereas selenium from yeast, L-selenomethionine and sodium selenate are generally much safer.
  • SHIFT (6) Afrophile adj. decorative aposelene projectual diplotene, aposelenium psychedelicize, adj. biotron v. dirty quadriphony quadriphonics dustoff reticulosis punch-up technopolis quantized, skim INITIAL AFFIXATIONS (20) adj. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XV No 1
  • The same applies to selenium deficiency. Miracle Micronutrients
  • SHIFT (6) Afrophile adj. decorative aposelene projectual diplotene, aposelenium psychedelicize, adj. biotron v. dirty quadriphony quadriphonics dustoff reticulosis punch-up technopolis quantized, skim INITIAL AFFIXATIONS (20) adj. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XV No 1
  • Many studies have shown that supplemental selenium has cancer-preventive properties.
  • Lead, tellurium and selenium are added to copper and its alloys to improve machinability.
  • In the meantime, Waitrose is selling a selenium enriched bread grown by a farmer in East Anglia who fertilises his soil with selenium.
  • Today the term antioxidant usually encompasses vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene and other related carotenoids, as well as the minerals selenium and manganese, which are needed by several free-radical-destroying enzymes in order to work properly. Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy
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