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magnesia

 [mag-ne´zhah]
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mag·ne·si·um ox·ide

an antacid and laxative.
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magnesia

(mag-ne'sh-a, 'zha) [L. magnesia, fr Gr. magnesia (lithos), the (stone) from Magnesia, a region of ancient Thessaly]
MgO, magnesium oxide.

calcined magnesia

Magnesium oxide.

light magnesia

Magnesium oxide.
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