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Milk of magnesia - I am allergic to dairy. Is there milk in mom?

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itsmetoo2 17 Feb 2010

milk [milk]
(chemistry)
A suspension of certain metallic oxides, as milk of magnesia, iron, or bismuth.
(food engineering)
A product derived from the lacteal secretion, practically free from colostrum, of dairy cows; contains not less than 8.25% milk solids and not less than 3.25% milk fat.
(physiology)
The whitish fluid secreted by the mammary gland for the nourishment of the young; composed of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, mineral salts, vitamins, and antibodies.
Any whitish fluid in nature resembling milk, as coconut milk.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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