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sodium perborate

noun, Chemistry
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, NaBO 2 ⋅3H 2 O or NaBO 3 ⋅4H 2 O, used chiefly as a bleaching agent and antiseptic.
Also called perborax. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for sodium perborate

sodium perborate

a white odourless crystalline compound used as an antiseptic and deodorant. Formula: NaBO3.4H2O
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sodium perborate in Medicine

sodium perborate sodium per·bo·rate (pər-bôr'āt')
A white odorless crystalline compound used as a mild alkaline oxidizing agent in dentifrices and as a topical antiseptic and deodorant.

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