magnesium carbonate

noun

Definition of magnesium carbonate

: a carbonate of magnesium; especially : a white crystalline salt MgCO3 that occurs naturally as dolomite and magnesite

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1869

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magnesium carbonate

noun

medical Definition of magnesium carbonate

: a carbonate of magnesium; especially : the very white crystalline normal salt MgCO3 that occurs naturally, is prepared artificially by precipitation, and is used chiefly in paint and printing ink, as a filler, as an addition to table salt to prevent caking, and in medicine as an antacid and laxative


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