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A rare metallic element, atomic number 73, atomic weight 180.948, symbol Ta. It is a noncorrosive and malleable metal that has been used for plates or disks to replace cranial defects, for wire sutures, and for making prosthetic devices.

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Tree Number(s): D01.268.556.837, D01.268.956.859, D01.552.544.837

MeSH Unique ID: D013635

Registry Number: 6424HBN274

Entry Terms:

  • Tantalum-181
  • Tantalum 181

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