ferrous sulfate
noun Date: 1865 a salt obtained usually in its bluish-green hydrated form FeSO4•7H2O that is used especially in making inks, pigments, and other iron salts and in medicine for treating anemia caused by iron deficiency

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  • ferrous sulfate — n. a green, crystalline compound, FeSO4·7H2O, used in dyeing, the making of ink, etc.; copperas …   English World dictionary

  • ferrous sulfate — SYN: iron sulfate. dried f. exsiccated iron sulfate; a hematinic. * * * ferrous sulfate n an astringent iron salt obtained usu. in the form of its pale green crystalline hydrate FeSO4·7H2O and used in medicine chiefly for treating iron deficiency …   Medical dictionary

  • ferrous sulfate — geležies(II) sulfatas statusas T sritis chemija formulė FeSO₄ atitikmenys: angl. ferrous sulfate; iron(II) sulfate rus. железа(II) сульфат; железный купорос; железо сернокислое закисное ryšiai: sinonimas – geležies tetraoksosulfatas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • ferrous sulfate — noun iron(II) sulfate Syn: copperas, iron(II) sulfate …   Wiktionary

  • ferrous sulfate — Chem., Pharm. a bluish green, crystalline, saline tasting, water soluble heptahydrated solid, FeSO4·7H2O, used chiefly in the manufacture of other iron salts, in water purification, fertilizer, inks, pigments, tanning, photography, and in… …   Universalium

  • ferrous sulfate — fer′rous sul′fate n. chem. pha a bluish green solid, FeSO4∙7H2O, used in the manufacture of other iron salts, in sewage treatment and fertilizers, and in the treatment of anemia Also called copperas • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • ferrous sulfate — noun : an astringent salt FeSO4 obtained usually in the form of the pale green efflorescent crystalline heptahydrate FeSO4.7H2O as a by product (as in pickling iron or steel) and used chiefly in making other iron salts, pigments, and ink, in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sulfate de fer — Sulfate ferreux Sulfate ferreux Général Nom IUPAC sulfate ferreux Synonymes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sulfate ferreux — Général Nom IUPAC sulfate ferreux Synonymes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sulfate de fer(II) — Sulfate ferreux Général Nom IUPAC sulfate ferreux Synonymes Couperose verte …   Wikipédia en Français

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