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(Science: chemistry) a light earthy white substance, consisting of magnesium oxide, and obtained by heating magnesium hydrate or carbonate, or by burning magnesium. It has a slightly alkaline reaction, and is used in medicine as a mild antacid laxative. See magnesium. Magnesia alba [L.

(Science: medicine) a bulky white amorphous substance, consisting of a hydrous basic carbonate of magnesium, and used as a mild cathartic.

Origin: L. Magnesia, fem. Of Magnesius of the country magnesia, gr. A magnet. Cf. Magnet.

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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... I can visibly watch my stomach swell. ALL GRAINS, not just the gluten ones, ALL of them turn to sugar. I drink enough water and take Milk of Magnesia or Miralax and drink plenty of water so there is no danger of pasta or bread getting stuck. An allergist did a RAST test on me and found out ...

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by EmmaJean
Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:02 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Isotopes and pH's

... by an oversecretion of stomch acid(HCl). What would happen the the pH level in the stomach if the person took asprin. What if they took milk of magnesia? Which one is better? what is the difference in conclusions? Please answer specificly. THANKS A BUNCH!!!!!

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by LaNcE222
Wed Nov 09, 2005 4:17 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Isotopes and pH's
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