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metalloid

a nonmetallic element, such as arsenic or silicon, that has some of the properties of a metal

metalloid

[′med·ə‚lȯid]
(chemistry)
An element whose properties are intermediate between those of metals and nonmetals. Also known as semimetal.
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Therefore, the fate of heavy metals, metalloids and pesticides in the soils of Bangladesh is not known.
Elemental Se is an insoluble metalloid compound which can be chemically or biologically produced at nano-scale (10).
However, there is also growing evidence that mycorrhizal fungi may alleviate metal or metalloid toxicity to the host plant by acting as a barrier to uptake (Leyval et al.
Such practices cause the annual transfer of several hundred tonnes of metals and metalloids into soils globally because metals and metalloids are present as impurities and active compounds in agricultural chemicals (Nriagu and Pacyna 1988).
Carcinogenic potential of metalloid arsenic, and metals such as nickel and chromium have been well recognized.
A metalloid is a term used in chemistry to classify chemical elements based upon their general physical and chemical properties.
Copper combines with the element tin to form a metalloid called brass.
Arsenic is element with metalloid characteristics having sometimes organic and inorganic substances.
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Arsenic is a metalloid mainly classified as heavy metal in environmental chemistry due to its chemical behavior and high atomic mass, he informed, adding, it is present naturally in groundwater due to some mineral and rocks.
In urban terrestrial environments metal and metalloid contamination is frequently associated with historic inputs from industrial smelters [Aluminium (Al), Cadmium (Cd), Copper (Cu), Lead (Pb), Zinc (Zn)]; coal-fired power stations [Arsenic (As), Chromium (Cr), Mercury (Hg), Selenium (Se)]; mining activities (numerous metals) and vehicular emissions (Pb and particulates) (Vike, 1999, Roach, 2005; Xie et al.