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calcium carbonate

noun

Medical Definition of CALCIUM CARBONATE

:  a calcium salt CaCO3 that is found in limestone, chalk, marble, plant ashes, bones, and many shells, that is obtained also as a white precipitate by passing carbon dioxide into a suspension of calcium hydroxide in water, and that is used in dentifrices and in pharmaceuticals as an antacid and to supplement bodily calcium stores

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