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Calcium carbonate

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Description of Calcium carbonate

Calcium carbonate: The carbonic salt of calcium (CaCO3). Calcium carbonate is used therapeutically as a phosphate buffer in hemodialysis, as an antacid in gastric hyperacidity for temporary relief of indigestion and heartburn, and as a calcium supplement for preventing and treating osteoporosis. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Calcium carbonate: carbonic acid calcium salt (CaCO3) used therapeutically as a phosphate buffer in hemodialysis patients and as a calcium supplement.
Source: CRISP

Calcium carbonate: Carbonic acid calcium salt (CaCO3). An odorless, tasteless powder or crystal that occurs in nature. It is used therapeutically as a phosphate buffer in hemodialysis patients and as a calcium supplement.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Calcium carbonate

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Calcium carbonate

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