HyperDic: epsom_salts

English > 2 senses of the expression Epsom salts:
NOUNsubstanceEpsom salts, bitter saltshydrated magnesium sulfate that is taken orally to treat heartburn and constipation and injected to prevent seizures
artifactEpsom salts(used with a singular noun) hydrated magnesium sulfate used as a laxative
English > Epsom salts: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaninghydrated magnesium sulfate that is taken orally to treat heartburn and constipation and injected to prevent seizures.
Synonymbitter salts
Broadermagnesium sulfateA salt of magnesium
English > Epsom salts: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaning(used with a singular noun) hydrated magnesium sulfate used as a laxative.
Broaderpurgative, cathartic, physic, aperientA purging medicine
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishepsomita
Catalansals angleses, sals d'Epson, sulfat de magnèsia

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