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(in pharmaceuticals) aluminum hydroxide.
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a compound of aluminum used as an abrasive, as a refractory, and in chromatography.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012