titanium dioxide

(redirected from E171 (titanium dioxide))
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

titanium

 [ti-ta´ne-um]
a chemical element, atomic number 22, atomic weight 47.90, symbol Ti. (See Appendix 6.)
titanium dioxide a white powder used in ointment or lotion as a sunscreen.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ti·ta·ni·um di·ox·ide

TiO2; contains not less than 99.0% and not more than 100.5% of TiO2, calculated on the dry basis; used in creams and powders as a protectant against external irritations and solar rays.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ti·ta·ni·um di·ox·ide

(tī-tānē-ŭm dī-oksīd)
Agent used in creams and powders as a protectant against external irritations and solar rays.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

ti·ta·ni·um di·ox·ide

(tī-tānē-ŭm dī-oksīd)
Agent used in creams and powders to protect against external irritations and sun rays.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012