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Arsenic

"Arsenic" 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.

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A shiny gray element with atomic symbol As, atomic number 33, and atomic weight 75. It occurs throughout the universe, mostly in the form of metallic arsenides. Most forms are toxic. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), arsenic and certain arsenic compounds have been listed as known carcinogens. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Arsenic" by people in this website by year, and whether "Arsenic" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 103 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2012 and 2017
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