di·at·o·mite noun \dī-ˈa-tə-ˌmīt\
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di·at·o·mite noun \dī-ˈat-ə-ˌmīt\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a light friable siliceous material derived chiefly from diatom remains and used especially as a filter—called also diatomaceous earth
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