lithium carbonate
noun Date: 1869 a crystalline salt Li2CO3 used in the glass and ceramic industries and in medicine especially in the treatment of bipolar disorder

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  • lithium carbonate — n a crystalline salt Li2CO3 used in the glass and ceramic industries and in medicine in the treatment of mania and hypomania in bipolar disorder * * * see lithium * * * [USP] the carbonate salt of lithium, used as a mood stabilizer in treatment… …   Medical dictionary

  • lithium carbonate — n. a white, powdery salt, Li2CO3, used in the manufacture of glass, ceramics, dyes, etc. and in psychiatry to treat bipolar affective disorder …   English World dictionary

  • lithium carbonate — noun a white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane or Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic depressive disorder • Syn: ↑Lithane …   Useful english dictionary

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  • lithium carbonate — noun The lithium salt of carbonic acid, LiCO, used in the manufacture of glass and ceramics, and medically, in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Syn: Lithonate …   Wiktionary

  • lithium carbonate — Chem. a colorless crystalline compound, Li2CO3, slightly soluble in water: used in ceramic and porcelain glazes, pharmaceuticals, and luminescent paints. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • lithium carbonate — lith′ium car′bonate n. chem. pha a colorless crystalline compound, Li2CO3, slightly soluble in water: used in paints and glazes and in medicine for treating bipolar disorder or mania • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • Литий (Lithium), Карбонат Лития (Lithium Carbonate) — лекарственное вещество; назначается внутрь для предотвращения обострении маниакально депрессивного психоза или для лечения мании. Возможные побочные эффекты: тремор, слабость, тошнота, жажда и повышенное мочевыделение. Иногда может влиять на… …   Медицинские термины

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