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silicate

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noun sil·i·cate \ˈsil-ə-ˌkāt, ˈsil-i-kət\

Medical Definition of silicate

  1. :  a salt or ester derived from a silicic acid; especially :  any of numerous insoluble often complex metal salts that contain silicon and oxygen in the anion and constitute the largest class of minerals




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