Meaning of magnesium carbonate

magne'sium car'bonate

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a white powder, MgCO, insoluble in water and alcohol, soluble in acids, used in dentifrices and cosmetics, in medicine as an antacid, and as a refractory material.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: