calcium channel-blocking agent
a white, lumpy, deliquescent solid, CaCl 2 , usually derived from calcium carbonate by reaction with hydrochloric acid, or as a by-product of various commercial processes: used chiefly as a drying agent and preservative and for preventing dust. noun a white deliquescent salt occurring naturally in seawater and used in the de-icing of roads and […]
a gray-black, often lumpy powder, CaCN 2 , unstable in water, obtained by heating calcium carbide and nitrogen; cyanamide: used chiefly as a fertilizer, herbicide, and intermediate in the synthesis of nitrogen compounds. noun a white crystalline compound formed by heating calcium carbide with nitrogen. It is important in the fixation of nitrogen and can […]
a white or grayish-black compound, Ca(CN) 2, used as an insecticide and rodent poison.