Barium-sulfate meaning

A fine white powder, BaSO4 , used as a pigment, as a filler for textiles, rubbers, and plastics, and as a contrast medium in x-ray photography of the digestive tract.
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An odorless, tasteless, white powder, BaSO4, insoluble in water: it is used as a paint pigment, as a filler for paper, textiles, etc., and as an opaque substance that is ingested to aid in making diagnostic X-rays of the stomach and intestine.
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A fine white powder used in making textiles, rubber, and plastic. It is also used in diagnostic imaging of the digestive tract. Barium sulfate occurs in nature as the mineral barite. Chemical formula: BaSO4.
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