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lithium carbonate

noun

Definition of lithium carbonate

  1. :  a crystalline salt Li2CO3 used in the glass and ceramic industries and in medicine especially in the treatment of bipolar disorder



1869

First Known Use of lithium carbonate

1869


Medical Dictionary

lithium carbonate

noun

Medical Definition of lithium carbonate

  1. :  a crystalline salt Li2CO3 used in the glass and ceramic industries and in medicine in the treatment of mania and hypomania in bipolar disorder




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