"Tantalum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A rare metallic element, atomic number 73, atomic weight 180.948, symbol Ta. It is a noncorrosive and malleable metal that has been used for plates or disks to replace cranial defects, for wire sutures, and for making prosthetic devices.
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