antimony potassium tartrate


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antimony potassium tartrate

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(Elements & Compounds) a colourless odourless poisonous crystalline salt used as a mordant for textiles and leather, as an insecticide, and as an anthelmintic. Formula: K(SbO)C4H4O6. Also called: tartar emetic
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Noun1.antimony potassium tartrate - a poisonous colorless salt used as a mordant and in medicineantimony potassium tartrate - a poisonous colorless salt used as a mordant and in medicine
mordant - a substance used to treat leather or other materials before dyeing; aids in dyeing process
tartrate - a salt or ester of tartaric acid
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The team say this, combined with regular doses of antimony potassium tartrate to make him vomit, would have left his body seriously short of potassium, which can lead to a heart attack.