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Barium Sulfate

"Barium Sulfate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
A compound used as an x-ray contrast medium that occurs in nature as the mineral barite. It is also used in various manufacturing applications and mixed into heavy concrete to serve as a radiation shield.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Barium Sulfate" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Barium Sulfate" was a major or minor topic of these publication.