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- noun A milky white aqueous suspension of magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH)2, used as an antacid and a laxative.
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- noun A
milky-white solutionof magnesium hydroxide, used as a saline osmotic laxativeand as an antacid.
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- noun purgative consisting of a milky white liquid suspension of magnesium hydroxide; used as a laxative and (in smaller doses) as an antacid
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