a white, tasteless, water-insoluble powder, MgO 2 , used as an antiseptic and as an oxidizing and bleaching agent.
- Magnesium salicylate
magnesium salicylate n. A sodium-free salicylate derivative with anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic actions, used for relief of mild to moderate pain.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white powder, 3MgSiO 3 ⋅5H 2 O, with variable hydration, insoluble in water or alcohol, used as a rubber filler, a bleaching agent, an odor absorbent, and in the manufacture of paints and resins. 2. any silicate containing magnesium, as enstatite, talc, or magnesium trisilicate.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, water-soluble salt, MgSO 4 , used chiefly in medicine and in the processing of leather and textiles. magnesium sulfate n. A colorless crystalline compound used as a cathartic and applied locally as an anti-inflammatory agent.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, fine, odorless and tasteless powder, Mg 2 O 8 Si 3 ⋅nH 2 O, used industrially to absorb odors and decolorize and pharmaceutically as an antacid.