Definition of Seidlitz powder

1. Noun. An effervescing salt containing sodium bicarbonate and Rochelle salt and tartaric acid; used as a cathartic.

Exact synonyms: Rochelle Powder, Seidlitz Powders
Generic synonyms: Aperient, Cathartic, Physic, Purgative

Lexicographical Neighbors of Seidlitz Powder

Seessel's pouch
SegE endonuclease
Seidel's scotoma
Seidel's sign
Seidlitz mixture
Seidlitz powder (current term)
Seidlitz powders
Seifert fiber space
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Seifert fibered space
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Seifert fibred space
Seifert fibred spaces
Seifert surface
Seifert surfaces
Seignette's salt
Seigneur de Bayard
Seiji Ozawa

Literary usage of Seidlitz powder

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Therapeutic Gazette (1904)
"If the two halves of a Seidlitz powder are separately given and the stomach be normal or dilated, no loud sound is heard anywhere 'except at the pylorus; ..."

2. Principles of Pharmacy by Henry Vinecome Arny (1917)
"A difference noted between the average home-made Seidlitz powder and that purchased ... This machine—the Doan Seidlitz powder Machine—is not for s:tle. the ..."

3. Law Reports of Patent Cases: 1602-1842 by Great Britain Courts (1843)
"... which possesses all the properties of the medicinal spring at Seidlitz, in Germany, and which invention is sold under the name of Seidlitz powder. ..."

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