Definition of Epsom salts

: a bitter colorless or white crystalline salt MgSO4·7H2O that is a hydrated magnesium sulfate with cathartic properties

Origin and Etymology of epsom salts

Epsom, England


Medical Dictionary

Epsom salts

noun plural but singular in construction

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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