potassium chloride


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potassium chloride

n.
A colorless crystalline solid or powder, KCl, used widely in fertilizers and in the preparation of most potassium compounds. Also called muriate of potash, potassium muriate.

potassium chloride

n
1. (Pharmacology) a white soluble crystalline substance used as a fertilizer and in medicine to prevent potassium deficiency. Formula: KCl
2. (Agriculture) a white soluble crystalline substance used as a fertilizer and in medicine to prevent potassium deficiency. Formula: KCl

potas′sium chlo′ride



n.
a white or colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, KCl, used chiefly in the manufacture of fertilizers and mineral water, and as a source of other potassium compounds.
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Noun1.potassium chloride - salt of potassium (KCl) (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency
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chloride - any salt of hydrochloric acid (containing the chloride ion)
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Mrs Alker, of Orrell, died in Whiston Hospital after receiving a fatal dose of potassium chloride from Rebecca Riley, a student from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU).
Edna Alker, of Orrell, died after she was given a fatal dose of potassium chloride by Rebecca Riley, a student from Liverpool's John Moores university.
To provide potassium, chloride in the form of potassium chloride in used in many commercial solid fertilisers, and the recommendation is to avoid these - try and stick to those which use only potassium nitrate.
6 years) with low bone mass (T score of -1 to -4) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 30 mEq per day of potassium citrate or potassium chloride for 12 months.
To qualify for the rebate program, residents must currently be using water softeners that employ rock salt or potassium chloride.

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