Definition of Calcium lactate

1. Noun. A white crystalline salt made by the action of lactic acid on calcium carbonate; used in foods (as a baking powder) and given medically as a source of calcium.

Generic synonyms: Salt



Medical Definition of Calcium lactate

1. Used as a calcium replenisher. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calcium Lactate

calcium glycerophosphate
calcium gout
calcium group
calcium hippurate
calcium hydrate
calcium hydride
calcium hydroxide
calcium hydroxy apatite
calcium hypochlorite
calcium hypophosphite
calcium iodate
calcium iodobehenate
calcium ion
calcium ipodate
calcium isotopes
calcium lactate (current term)
calcium lactophosphate
calcium leucovorin
calcium levulinate
calcium light
calcium magnesium-atpase
calcium magnesium dependent endodeoxyribonuclease
calcium mandelate
calcium metabolism
calcium metabolism disorders
calcium monohydrogen phosphate
calcium nitrate
calcium octadecanoate
calcium oxalate
calcium oxide

Literary usage of Calcium lactate

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1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1914)
"50 cc of 5 per cent, solution of calcium lactate given. Feb. 9. Under ether one and one half sterile ox parathyroids were inserted into the right rectus ..."

2. American Druggist (1888)
"It so happens that the molecular weights of calcium phosphate and calcium lactate are so nearly alike that equal quantities of the two salts may be regarded ..."

3. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1896)
"One part of calcium lactate dissolves in 9£ parts of cold water, ... When calcium lactate is heated, it readily parts with its water of crystallisation, ..."

4. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"Absolute alcohol dissolves out of this some unaltered calcium lactate, the new compound remaining behind as a difficultly soluble residue. ..."

5. Useful drugs (1921)
"calcium lactate, USP—The hydrated form of calcium lactate. Contains when dried to constant weight not less than 98 per cent, of PROPERTIES : calcium lactate ..."

6. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1913)
"One part of calcium lactate dissolves in 9.5 parts of cold water, ... When calcium lactate is heated, it readily parts with its water of crystallisation, ..."

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