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a mixture of calcium and sodium hydroxides used to absorb carbon dioxide in situations in which rebreathing occurs; for example, in basal determinations or in certain types of anesthesia circuits.
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A white granular substance consisting of a mixture of calcium hydroxide and sodium hydroxide or potassium hydroxide, or both. It is used to absorb carbon dioxide and as an absorbing compound in anesthesia.
See also: lime
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