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bismuth subcarbonate

noun bismuth sub·car·bon·ate \-ˌsəb-ˈkär-bə-ˌnāt, -nət\

Medical Definition of BISMUTH SUBCARBONATE

:  a white or pale yellowish white powder that is a basic salt of varying composition obtained by reaction of a carbonate with a bismuth salt and used chiefly in treating gastrointestinal disorders, topically as a protective in lotions and ointments, and in cosmetics

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