milk of magnesia


milk of magnesia

Definition of MILK OF MAGNESIA

:  a milky white suspension of magnesium hydroxide in water used as an antacid and laxative

First Known Use of MILK OF MAGNESIA

1880

milk of magnesia

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MILK OF MAGNESIA

: a milk-white suspension of magnesium hydroxide in water used as an antacid and laxative—called also magnesia magma

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