calcium lactate

noun

Medical Definition of calcium lactate

: a white almost tasteless crystalline salt C6H10CaO6·5H2O used chiefly in medicine as a source of calcium and in foods (as in baking powder)

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“Calcium lactate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/calcium%20lactate. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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