A Nurse’s Musing

November 28th, 2016. Filed under: Monday's Musings.

Barium sulphate (BaSO4) precipitation. Barium sulphate is used as a radiocontrast agent for x-ray imaging and other diagnostic techniques.

If you aren’t part of the solution, does that mean you’re the precipitate?

Definition of Precipitate

A precipitate is an insoluble solid that emerges from a liquid solution. The emergence of the insoluble solid from solution is called precipitation. Often the precipitate emerges as a suspension.

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