a white, water-soluble salt, MgSO4, used chiefly in medicine and in the processing of leather and textiles.
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Origin of magnesium sulfate
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby magnesium sulfate
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Medical definitions for magnesium sulfate
A colorless crystalline compound used as a cathartic and applied locally as an anti-inflammatory agent.
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