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mag•ne•sia



Pronunciation: (mag-nē'zhu, -shu), [key]
n.
a white, tasteless substance, magnesium oxide, MgO, used in medicine as an antacid and laxative. Cf. milk of magnesia.

Mag•ne•si•a



Pronunciation: (mag-nē'shē-u, -zhē-u), [key]
n.
ancient name of Manisa.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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