- Chemical formula: MgO
- But neither of these qualifies: lime is calcium oxide, a compound of calcium and oxygen, and magnesia is magnesium oxide.
- Or sometimes medicine such as milk of magnesia can be mixed with chocolate or strawberry-flavored milk.
- Another option to help reduce discomfort and speed healing is dabbing a mixture of equal parts water and hydrogen peroxide directly on the sore, followed by a bit of milk of magnesia.
- I had a colonoscopy last fall and the doctor said that I could take milk of magnesia as often as needed.
Late Middle English (referring to a mineral said to be an ingredient of the philosopher's stone): via medieval Latin from Greek Magnēsia, denoting a mineral from Magnesia in Asia Minor.
Words that rhyme with magnesiaLucretia, Rhodesia, Venetia
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