calcium stearate

noun

: a white powder consisting essentially of calcium salts of stearic acid and palmitic acid and used as a conditioning agent in food and pharmaceuticals

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“Calcium stearate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/calcium%20stearate. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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