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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.
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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.
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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
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