CHEBI:5631 - heavy metal

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ChEBI Name heavy metal
Definition Any metal that is characterized by its rather high atomic mass and density. Although typically occurring in low concentrations, they can be found all throughout the Earth's crust (Commonly, a density of at least 5 g cm3 is used to define a heavy metal and to differentiate it from other, ''light'' metals).
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Outgoing heavy metal (CHEBI:5631) is a metal atom (CHEBI:33521)
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12 May 2021