Medical Dictionary

activated charcoal

noun ac·ti·vat·ed charcoal \ˈak-tə-ˌvā-təd-\

Definition of ACTIVATED CHARCOAL

:  a highly adsorbent fine black odorless tasteless powdered charcoal used in medicine especially as an antidote in many forms of poisoning and as an antiflatulent
April 02, 2015
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impulsive or unpredictable
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