ferrous carbonate


: a salt FeCO3 occurring in nature or obtained synthetically as a white easily oxidizable precipitate and used in medicine in treating iron-deficiency anemia

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“Ferrous carbonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ferrous%20carbonate. Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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