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Compound Summary for: CID 14792

Magnesium Oxide

Also known as: oxomagnesium; Causmag; Granmag; Maglite; Magnesia; Magnesium oxide (MgO); Periclase; Seasorb; Animag
Molecular Formula: MgO   Molecular Weight: 40.3044   InChIKey: CPLXHLVBOLITMK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Magnesium oxide (MgO). An inorganic compound that occurs in nature as the mineral periclase. In aqueous media combines quickly with water to form magnesium hydroxide. It is used as an antacid and mild laxative and has many nonmedicinal uses.   From: MeSH
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