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thallium sulfate

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble, poisonous solid, Tl 2 SO 4 , used chiefly as an insecticide and rodenticide.
Also, thallous sulfate.
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  • In addition to these two specimens, standards of thallium chloride and thallium sulfate were run.
  • At one time, thallium sulfate was used in medicine as a depilatory agent.

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