magnesium oxide

noun

Definition of magnesium oxide

:a white highly infusible compound MgO used especially in refractories, cements, insulation, and fertilizers, in rubber manufacture, and in medicine as an antacid and mild laxative

First Known Use of magnesium oxide

1866


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magnesium oxide

noun

medical Definition of magnesium oxide

:a white highly infusible compound MgO used especially in refractories, cements, insulation, and fertilizers, in rubber manufacture, and in medicine as an antacid and mild laxative

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