Definition of Seidlitz powder in English:

Seidlitz powder

Syllabification: Seid·litz pow·der
Pronunciation: /ˌsedlits ˈpoudər
 
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noun

  • A laxative preparation that contains tartaric acid, sodium potassium tartrate, and sodium bicarbonate, and that effervesces when mixed with water.

Origin

late 18th century: named with reference to the mineral water of Seidlitz, a village in Bohemia.

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