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Introduction: Zinc

Description of Zinc

Zinc: A bluish-white, lustrous metallic element; atomic number 30, symbol Zn.
Source: Diseases Database

Zinc: metallic trace element, atomic symbol Zn, atomic number 30; necessary in the diet, forms an essential part of many enzymes, and plays an important role in protein synthesis and in cell division.
Source: CRISP

Zinc: A metallic element of atomic number 30 and atomic weight 65.38. It is a necessary trace element in the diet, forming an essential part of many enzymes, and playing an important role in protein synthesis and in cell division. Zinc deficiency is associated with ANEMIA, short stature, HYPOGONADISM, impaired WOUND HEALING, and geophagia. It is known by the symbol Zn.
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Zinc: Related Topics

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Zinc: Treatments

Zinc (treatment): Type of Mineral supplements.

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Broader terms for Zinc

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Source - CRISP

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The description of Zinc may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Zinc

The following list attempts to classify Zinc into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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