Definitions for magnesian

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mag•ne•siamægˈni ʒə, -ʃə(n.)

  1. a white tasteless substance, magnesium oxide, MgO, used in medicine as an antacid and laxative.

    Category: Pharmacology

    Ref: Compare milk of magnesia

Origin of magnesia:

< NL

mag•ne′sian(adj.)

Wiktionary

  1. Magnesian(Noun)

    An inhabitant or a resident of Magnesia.

  2. Magnesian(Adjective)

    Of or relating to Magnesia.

  3. magnesian(Adjective)

    Containing magnesia

  4. magnesian(Adjective)

    Describing minerals containing magnesium

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magnesian(adj)

    pertaining to, characterized by, or containing, magnesia or magnesium

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