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trace element

noun [C] uk   us  
one of several types of simple chemical substance that are necessary for healthy growth and development, and exist in animals and plants in very small amounts
Translations of “trace element”
in Chinese (Traditional) 微量元素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 微量元素…
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