calcium sulfite

noun

Medical Definition of calcium sulfite

: a white calcium salt CaSO3 prepared as a powder and used especially as a disinfectant and preservative

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“Calcium sulfite.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/calcium%20sulfite. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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