dihydroxyaluminum

dihydroxyaluminum

 [di″hi-drok″se-ah-loo´mĭ-num]
an aluminum compound having two hydroxyl groups in a molecule; available as dihydroxyaluminum aminoacetate and dihydroxyaluminum sodium carbonate, which are used as antacids.
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