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Cadmium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol Cd and atomic number 48. A relatively rare, soft, bluish-white, toxic transition metal, cadmium occurs with zinc ores and is used largely in batteries. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Cadmium (Wikipedia)

Chronic Cadmium toxicity causes Fanconi Syndrome and osteomalacia. Increased beta 2 microglobulin in urine is sign of renal damage from cadmium toxicity.

Veterinary Medicine:
Pigs exposed to dietary cadmium develop a microcytic-hypochromic anemia. The hematocrit value has been recommended as the most sensitive indicator of toxicity in this species, and administration of iron helps prevent the anemia-inducing effects. Source: Regenstrief Institute

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zh-CN Chinese (China)
Synonyms: CD
fr-CA French (Canada) Cadmium
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Kaadmium
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Cadmio
it-IT Italian (Italy) Cadmio
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Kadmiyum
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Кадмий
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Synonyms: Cd