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silica
Subject Category
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
Transparent, tasteless crystals found in nature as agate, amethyst, chalcedony, cristobalite, flint, sand, quartz, and tridymite. The compound is insoluble in water or acids except hydrofluoric acid.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2017
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Used For
cristobalite
silicon dioxide
Broader Term
oxides
silicon compounds
Narrower Term
quartz
silica gel
Related Term
acid insoluble lignin
duripans
perlite
sand
silicate minerals
silicon
Spanish
sílice
Term Number
56445