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Meaning of magnesia

mag•ne•sia

Pronunciation: (mag-nē'zhu, -shu), [key]
— n.
  1. a white, tasteless substance, magnesium oxide, MgO, used in medicine as an antacid and laxative. Cf.

Mag•ne•si•a

Pronunciation: (mag-nē'shē-u, -zhē-u), [key]
— n.
  1. ancient name of
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