HyperDic: milk_of_magnesia

English > 1 sense of the expression milk of magnesia:
NOUNartifactmilk of magnesiapurgative consisting of a milky white liquid suspension of magnesium hydroxide
English > milk of magnesia: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningpurgative consisting of a milky white liquid suspension of magnesium hydroxide; used as a laxative and (in smaller doses) as an antacid.
Broaderpurgative, cathartic, physic, aperientA purging medicine
Spanishleche de magnesia
Catalanllet de magnèsia

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