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Medical Term:

cupric sulfate

Pronunciation: ku'prik sul'fat

Definition: A blue salt highly poisonous to algae, it is a prompt and active emetic, and is used as an irritant, astringent, and fungicide.

Synonym(s): copper sulfate, copper sulphate

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