HyperDic: seidlitz_powders

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

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