Heavy Metals

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Heavy Metals?

Metallic elements with high atomic weights; (e.g. mercury, chromium, cadmium, arsenic, and lead); can damage living things at low concentrations and tend to accumulate in the food chain.

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