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(in pharmaceuticals) aluminum hydroxide.
a compound of aluminum used as an abrasive, as a refractory, and in chromatography.
1. aluminum oxide.
2. (in pharmaceuticals) aluminum hydroxide.
hydrated alumina aluminum hydroxide.
1 See aluminum oxide.
2 (in pharmaceuticals) aluminum hydroxide.
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]
n aluminum oxide, an abrasive sometimes used as a polishing agent.