thorium oxide


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thorium oxide

[′thȯr·ē·əm ′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
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Thorium oxide has a melting point of 3300degC, the highest of all known oxides.
6,7,9) Risk factors for developing angiosarcoma in other anatomic subsites--such as exposure to vinyl chloride, pyothorax, and thorium oxide and the presence of lymphedema--have not been clearly implicated in head and neck lesions.
A simple process exists to convert Thorium Nitrate into Thorium Oxide (ThO2), which can be used to power Thorium-Cycle nuclear reactors.