Definition of Zinc sulfate

1. Noun. A colorless water-soluble powder; used as a mordant or to preserve wood or for the electrodeposition of zinc.

Exact synonyms: White Vitriol, Zinc Sulphate, Zinc Vitriol
Generic synonyms: Sulfate, Sulphate

Medical Definition of Zinc sulfate

1. A compound given in the treatment of conditions associated with zinc deficiency such as acrodermatitis enteropathica. Externally, zinc sulfate is used as an astringent in lotions and eye drops. (reynolds jef(ed): martindale: the extra pharmacopoeia (electronic version). Micromedex, inc, englewood, co, 1995) Pharmacological action: astringents. Chemical name: Sulfuric acid, Zinc salt (1:1) (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Zinc Sulfate

zinc iodide
zinc isotopes
zinc ointment
zinc oxide
zinc oxide-eugenol cement
zinc oxide and eugenol
zinc permanganate
zinc peroxide
zinc phenolsulfonate
zinc phosphate cement
zinc phosphide
zinc poisoning
zinc pyrithione
zinc radioisotopes
zinc stearate
zinc sulfate (current term)
zinc sulfate flotation centrifugation method
zinc sulfocarbolate
zinc sulphate
zinc superoxide
zinc undecylenate
zinc vitriol
zinc white

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