calcium chloride


calcium chloride

noun

Definition of CALCIUM CHLORIDE

:  a white deliquescent salt CaCl2 used in its anhydrous state as a drying and dehumidifying agent and in a hydrated state for controlling dust and ice on roads

First Known Use of CALCIUM CHLORIDE

1869

calcium chloride

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CALCIUM CHLORIDE

: a salt CaCl2 used in medicine as a source of calcium and as a diuretic

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