ferrous sulfate

noun

Definition of ferrous sulfate

: a salt obtained usually in its bluish-green hydrated form FeSO4·7H2O that is used especially in making inks, pigments, and other iron salts and in medicine for treating anemia caused by iron deficiency

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1832

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ferrous sulfate

noun

medical Definition of ferrous sulfate

: an astringent iron salt obtained usually in the form of its pale green crystalline hydrate FeSO4·7H2O and used in medicine chiefly for treating iron-deficiency anemia

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