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alumina

 [ah-loo´mĭ-nah]
(in pharmaceuticals) aluminum hydroxide.

a·lu·mi·num ox·ide

a compound of aluminum used as an abrasive, as a refractory, and in chromatography.
Synonym(s): alumina

alumina

/alu·mi·na/ (ah-loo´mĭ-nah)
2. (in pharmaceuticals) aluminum hydroxide.

hydrated alumina  aluminum hydroxide.

alumina

[ah-loo′mi-nah]
2 (in pharmaceuticals) aluminum hydroxide.

a·lu·mi·na

(ă-lū'mi-nă)
One of the strongest white ceramic materials used in dental practice; an abrasive employed to strengthen porcelain or as a substructure for all ceramic crowns and bridges.
[L. alumen, alum]

alumina (əlōōminə),

n aluminum oxide, an abrasive sometimes used as a polishing agent.

alumina

aluminum oxide.
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