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Epsom salts

pl.n. (used with a sing. verb)
Hydrated magnesium sulfate, MgSO4·7H2O, used as a cathartic and as an agent to reduce inflammation.

[After Epsom, former name of Epsom and Ewell, England.]
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Epsom salts

n
(Medicine) (functioning as singular or plural) a medicinal preparation of hydrated magnesium sulphate, used as a purgative
[C18: named after Epsom, where they occur naturally in the water]
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Ep·som salts

(ĕp′səm)
A bitter, colorless, crystalline salt, used in making textiles, in fertilizers, for medical purposes, and as an additive to bath water to soothe the skin. It consists of hydrated magnesium sulfate.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Epsom salts - hydrated magnesium sulfate that is taken orally to treat heartburn and constipation and injected to prevent seizuresEpsom salts - hydrated magnesium sulfate that is taken orally to treat heartburn and constipation and injected to prevent seizures
magnesium sulfate - a salt of magnesium
2.Epsom salts - (used with a singular noun) hydrated magnesium sulfate used as a laxative
aperient, cathartic, physic, purgative - a purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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Translations

Epsom salts

[ˈepsɒmˌsɔːlts] NPLepsomita fsing
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Epsom salts

pl(Epsomer) Bittersalz nt
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