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activated charcoal

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

Medical 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

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