magnesium chloride

noun

Definition of magnesium chloride

  1. :  a bitter deliquescent salt MgCl2 used especially as a source of magnesium metal

First Known Use of magnesium chloride

1866


Medical Dictionary

magnesium chloride

noun

Medical Definition of magnesium chloride

  1. :  a bitter crystalline salt MgCl2 used especially to replenish body electrolytes


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