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Definition of Magnesia

Magnesia
Magnesia Mag*ne"si*a (?; 277), n. [L. Magnesia, fem. of Magnesius of the country Magnesia, Gr. ? ? ? a magnet. Cf. Magnet.] (Chem.) A light earthy white substance, consisting of magnesium oxide, and obtained by heating magnesium hydrate or carbonate, or by burning magnesium. It has a slightly alkaline reaction, and is used in medicine as a mild antacid laxative. See Magnesium. Magnesia alba [L.] (Med. Chem.), a bulky white amorphous substance, consisting of a hydrous basic carbonate of magnesium, and used as a mild cathartic.

Meaning of Magnesia from wikipedia

- Magnesia may refer to: Magnesia (regional unit), the southeastern area of Thessaly in central Greece Ancient Magnesia, a historical region of Greece with...
- Magnesium hydroxide is a common component of antacids, such as milk of magnesia, as well as laxatives. Combining a solution of many magnesium salts with...
- Magnesium oxide (MgO), or magnesia, is a white hygroscopic solid mineral that occurs naturally as periclase and is a source of magnesium (see also oxide)...
- Magnesia or Magnesia on the Maeander (Ancient Gr****: Μαγνησία ἡ πρὸς Μαιάνδρῳ or Μαγνησία ἡ ἐπὶ Μαιάνδρῳ; Latin: Magnḗsĭa ad Mæándrum) was an ancient...
- manganese is named for pyrolusite and other black minerals from the region of Magnesia in Greece, which also gave its name to magnesium and the iron ore magnetite...
- Magnesia (Gr****: Μαγνησία, Magnisía, IPA: [maɣniˈsia]), Ancient Gr****: Magnēsía, deriving from the tribe name Magnetes, is one of the regional units of...
- The Battle of Magnesia was the concluding battle of the Roman–Seleucid War, fought in 190 BC near Magnesia ad Sipylum on the plains of Lydia between Romans...
- Magnesia ad Sipylum (Gr****: Mαγνησία ἡ πρὸς Σιπύλῳ or Mαγνησία ἡ ἐπὶ Σιπύλου; modern Manisa, Turkey), was a city of Lydia, situated about 65 km northeast...
- Haralampos, Haralabos or Haralambos) was an early Christian priest in Magnesia on the Maeander, a city in Asia Minor, in the diocese of the same name...
- Magnesium oxide, more commonly called magnesia, is a versatile mineral that when used as part of a cement mixture and cast into thin cement panels under...
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