calcium chloride

noun

Definition of calcium chloride

  1. :  a white deliquescent salt CaCl2 used in its anhydrous state as a drying and dehumidifying agent and in a hydrated state for controlling dust and ice on roads

First Known Use of calcium chloride

1866


Medical Dictionary

calcium chloride

noun

Medical Definition of calcium chloride

  1. :  a salt CaCl2 used in medicine as a source of calcium and as a diuretic


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