diatomite


di·at·o·mite

noun \dī-ˈa-tə-ˌmīt\

Definition of DIATOMITE

First Known Use of DIATOMITE

1887

di·at·o·mite

noun \dī-ˈat-ə-ˌmīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIATOMITE

: a light friable siliceous material derived chiefly from diatom remains and used especially as a filter—called also diatomaceous earth

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