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kaolin

 [ka´o-lin]
native hydrated aluminum silicate, powdered and freed from gritty particles by elutriation; used as an adsorbent and, often with pectin, an antidiarrheal.

ka·o·lin

(kā'ō-lin),
Hydrated aluminum silicate; when powdered and freed from gritty particles by elution, kaolin is used as a demulcent and adsorbent. In dentistry, used to add toughness and opacity to porcelain teeth.
Synonym(s): aluminum silicate
[Ch. kao lin, High Ridge, name of a locality in China where the substance is found in abundance]

kaolin

/ka·o·lin/ (ka´o-lin) native hydrated aluminum silicate, powdered and freed from gritty particles by elutriation; used as an adsorbent and, often with pectin, an antidiarrheal.

kaolin

also

kaoline

(kā′ə-lĭn)
n.
A fine clay used in ceramics and refractories, as a filler or coating for paper and textiles, as an additive in food and toothpaste, and as an antidiarrheal drug.

kaolin

[kā′əlin]
Etymology: Chin, kao-ling, high ridge
an adsorbent used internally to treat diarrhea, often in combination with pectin. Kaolin in an ointment base is also used topically as an absorbent and a protective emollient.

kaolin

A fine clay powder used as a suspension in the treatment of DIARRHOEA and sometimes as a thick paste POULTICE to apply local heat. The term is derived from the name of the Chinese province where it was first obtained.

ka·o·lin

(kā'ō-lin)
Hydrated aluminum silicate; when powdered and freed from gritty particles by elution, used as a demulcent and adsorbent. In dentistry, used to add toughness and opacity to porcelain teeth.

kaolin (kā´əlin),

n a fine, pure-white clay (hydrated aluminum silicate) used in porcelain teeth.

kaolin

native hydrated aluminum silicate; used externally as an adsorbent and protective and internally as a gastrointestinal adsorbent and demulcent in mild diarrhea. The basis of the antiphlogistine poultice. Called also China clay.
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