Definitions for magnesium chloride
The magnesium salt of hydrochloric acid, MgCl; it has many industrial applications including the electrolytic production of magnesium metal.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Magnesium chloride. An inorganic compound consisting of one magnesium and two chloride ions. The compound is used in medicine as a source of magnesium ions, which are essential for many cellular activities. It has also been used as a cathartic and in alloys.
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