aluminum chloride

noun

: a deliquescent compound AlCl3 or Al2Cl3 that is used as a topical astringent and antiseptic on the skin, in some deodorants to control sweating, and in the anhydrous form as a catalyst see mucicarmine

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“Aluminum chloride.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aluminum%20chloride. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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