• Definition for "milk of magnesia"
    • A milky white aqueous suspension system of magnesium…
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    • Christina, put some milk of magnesia
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milk of magnesia definition

  • noun:
    • A milky white aqueous suspension system of magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH)2, used as an antacid and a laxative.
    • A milky-white solution of magnesium hydroxide, utilized as a saline osmotic laxative and also as an antacid.
    • purgative composed of a milky white fluid suspension of magnesium hydroxide; used as a laxative and (in smaller amounts) as an antacid
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