potassium chloride

noun
|Updated on: 17 Jul 2018

Definition of potassium chloride

: a crystalline salt KCl occurring as a mineral and in natural waters and used especially as a fertilizer

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1866

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potassium chloride

noun

medical Definition of potassium chloride

: a crystalline salt KCl that occurs as a mineral and in natural waters and is used especially in the treatment of potassium deficiency — see k-dur, klor-con

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