calcium citrate

noun

Definition of calcium citrate

  1. :  a white, odorless powder C12H10Ca3O14 used especially as a food additive and dietary supplement Most calcium supplements are made with either calcium carbonate or calcium citrate. — The Chicago Tribune

First Known Use of calcium citrate

1887


Medical Dictionary

calcium citrate

noun

Medical Definition of calcium citrate

  1. :  a white, odorless powder C12H10Ca3O14 used especially as a dietary calcium supplement and food additive


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up calcium citrate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to reach the highest or a decisive point

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • istock-refers-to-this-as-a-tumble-of-strawberries-which-sounded-pretty-nice-to-us
  • Which is a synonym of garner?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!