magnesia

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noun mag·ne·sia \mag-ˈnē-shə, -zhə\

Definition of magnesia

magnesian

play \-shən, -zhən\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of magnesia

New Latin, from magnes carneus, a white earth, literally, flesh magnet


First Known Use: 1755


Magnesia

geographical name mag·ne·sia

Definition of Magnesia

  1. — see manisa


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magnesia

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noun mag·ne·sia \mag-ˈnē-shə, -ˈnē-zhə\

Medical Definition of magnesia


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