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calcium sulfate

noun

Definition of CALCIUM SULFATE

:  a white salt CaSO4 that occurs especially as anhydrite, gypsum, and plaster of paris and that in hydrated form is used as a building material and in anhydrous form is used as a drying agent

First Known Use of CALCIUM SULFATE

1869

calcium sulfate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CALCIUM SULFATE

:  a white calcium salt CaSO4 used especially as a diluent in tablets and in hydrated form as plaster of paris

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