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sodium borate

noun, Chemistry
1.
borax1 .
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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sodium-borate in Medicine

sodium borate n.
A crystalline compound that is the sodium salt of boric acid and is used as an alkalizing agent and as a mild astringent in lotions, gargles, and mouthwashes.

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