bismuth subgallate

noun

: a basic salt obtained as a bright yellow powder usually by reaction of hydrated bismuth oxide with gallic acid and used chiefly as a dusting powder in treating skin diseases (such as eczema)

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“Bismuth subgallate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bismuth%20subgallate. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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