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lithium carbonate

noun, Chemistry
1.
a colorless crystalline compound, Li 2 CO 3 , slightly soluble in water: used in ceramic and porcelain glazes, pharmaceuticals, and luminescent paints.
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1870-1875
1870-75
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lithium carbonate

noun
1.
a white crystalline solid used in the treatment of manic-depressive illness and mania. Formula: Li2CO3. Lithium citrate is also sometimes used for this purpose
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