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Definition of: arsenic

(ärsə·nik) noun
1. A poisonous element (symbol As, atomic number 33), existing in several allotropic forms, commonly as a gray, very brittle, crystalline, semimetallic substance. See PERIODIC TABLE.
2. A tasteless, poisonous compound, arsenic trioxide, As2O3, used in agricultural pesticides.
3. White arsenic or arsenic trioxide, As2O3, a tasteless, poisonous compound.
—ar·sen·ic
(är·senik) adjective

Arsenical. [<OF <L arsenicum <Gk. arsenikon yellow orpiment]

Most often used phrases:

arsenic poisoning
arsenic trioxide
arsenic contamination
arsenic compounds
inorganic arsenic
arsenic antimony
arsenic cadmium
arsenic lead
arsenic acid
lead arsenic
including arsenic
arsenic content
arsenic levels
arsenic trichloride
contained arsenic

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"arsenic" has the frequency of use of 0.0002% on en.wikipedia.org.

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