Medical Dictionary

Epsom salts

noun pl but singular in constr

Medical Definition of EPSOM SALTS

:  a bitter white crystalline salt MgSO4·7H2O that is a hydrated magnesium sulfate with cathartic properties—called also bitter salts

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