Meaning of antimonial in English:


Pronunciation /ˌantɪˈməʊnɪəl/


See antimony

‘These batteries consist of a series of grid plates made from either cast or wrought calcium lead or antimonial lead that is pasted with a mixture of lead oxides and immersed in sulfuric acid.’
  • ‘The antimonial agent used in the United States is sodium stibogluconate (Pentostam).’
  • ‘Concerns about treatment failure for visceral leishmaniasis are exacerbated by geographical variations in antimonial treatment regimens, severity of disease, and sensitivity of Leishmania species.’
  • ‘At the end of the antimonial therapy, the bone marrow aspirate did not show any L-D bodies or malarial parasites, and there was no residual lymphadenopathy.’
  • ‘The soldiers were treated with intravenous pentavalent antimonial therapy daily for 20 days with good clinical improvement.’