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- magnesium arsenate,
- magnesium carbonate,
- magnesium hydroxide,
- magnesium light,
- magnesium peroxide,
- magnesium salicylate,
- magnesium silicate,
- magnesium sulfate,
- magnesium trisilicate
Origin of magnesium oxide
First recorded in 1905–10
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a white tasteless substance occurring naturally as periclase: used as an antacid and laxative and in refractory materials, such as crucibles and fire bricks. Formula: MgOAlso called: magnesia
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A white powdery compound having a high melting point (2,800°C), used in food packaging, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals.
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