HyperDic: seidlitz_powder

English > 1 sense of the expression Seidlitz powder:
NOUNsubstanceSeidlitz powder, Seidlitz powders, Rochelle powderan effervescing salt containing sodium bicarbonate and Rochelle salt and tartaric acid
English > Seidlitz powder: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn effervescing salt containing sodium bicarbonate and Rochelle salt and tartaric acid; used as a cathartic.
SynonymsSeidlitz powders, Rochelle powder
Broaderpurgative, cathartic, physic, aperientA purging medicine

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