magnesium hydroxide


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magnesium hydroxide

n.
A white powder, Mg(OH)2, used as an antacid and laxative.

magne′sium hydrox′ide


n.
a white, crystalline, slightly water-soluble powder, Mg(OH)2, used as an antacid and laxative.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.magnesium hydroxide - a white crystalline powder used chiefly in medicines
hydrated oxide, hydroxide - a compound of an oxide with water
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