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talc
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
Finely powdered native hydrous magnesium silicate. It is used as a dusting powder, either alone or with starch or boric acid, for medicinal and toilet preparations. It is also an excipient and filler for pills, tablets, and for dusting tablet molds.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2015
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Used For
talcum powder
Broader Term
magnesium silicates
silicate minerals
Related Term
boric acid
starch
sweating
Spanish
talco
Term Number
63088