calcium gluconate
noun Date: 1884 a white powdery salt CaC12H22O14 used especially to supplement bodily calcium stores

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  • calcium gluconate — n a white crystalline or granular powdery salt C12H22CaO14 used to supplement bodily calcium stores * * * [USP] a calcium salt of gluconic acid, administered intravenously or orally in the treatment and prophylaxis of hypocalcemia and as a… …   Medical dictionary

  • Calcium gluconate — Chembox new ImageFile=Calcium gluconate 3D vdW.png ImageSize= IUPACName=calcium (2R,3S,4R,5R) 2,3,4,5,6 pentahydroxyhexanoate OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo=299 28 5 PubChem=9290 SMILES=C(C(C(C(C(C(=O) [O ] )O)O)O)O)O.… …   Wikipedia

  • calcium gluconate — noun : a white crystalline or granular powdery salt [HOCH2(CHOH)4COO]2Ca=H2O used in medicine as a source of calcium * * * a white, tasteless, water soluble powder, CaC12H22O14, used as a dietary supplement to provide calcium. [1880 85; GLUCON(IC …   Useful english dictionary

  • calcium gluconate — a white, tasteless, water soluble powder, CaC12H22O14, used as a dietary supplement to provide calcium. [1880 85; GLUCON(IC ACID) + ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • calcium gluconate — cal′cium glu′conate n. chem. a white powder, CaC12H22O14, used as a calcium dietary supplement • Etymology: 1880–85; gluconatea salt of gluconic acid, obtained by oxidation of glucose; see glucose, onic …   From formal English to slang

  • calcium gluconate — The mineral calcium, combined with a form of the sugar glucose. It is used to prevent and treat bone loss. It is also being studied in the treatment of bone loss and nerve damage caused by chemotherapy …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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  • Calcium — (pronEng|ˈkælsiəm) is the chemical element with the symbol Ca and atomic number 20. It has an atomic mass of 40.078. Calcium is a soft grey alkaline earth metal, and is the fifth most abundant element by mass in the Earth s crust. Calcium is also …   Wikipedia

  • Gluconate calcique — Pentahydroxyéthanoate de calcium Pentahydroxyéthanoate de calcium Général Nom IUPAC Pentahydroxyéthanoate de calcium …   Wikipédia en Français

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