Definition of antimonial in English:

antimonial

adjective

  • See antimony

    • ‘The soldiers were treated with intravenous pentavalent antimonial therapy daily for 20 days with good clinical improvement.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

antimonial

/antɪˈməʊnɪəl/