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Medical Term:

aluminum hydroxide gel


a suspension containing Al2O3, mainly in the form of aluminum hydroxide, used as an antacid; a dried form, with the same use, is obtained by drying the product of interaction in aqueous solution of an aluminum salt with ammonium or sodium carbonate.

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