calcium gluconate(redirected from C 12 H 22 CaO 14)
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calcium gluconate[′kal·sē·əm ′glü·kə‚nāt]
Ca(C6H11O7)2·H2O White powder that loses water at 120°C; soluble in hot water but less soluble in cold water, insoluble in acetic acid and alcohol; used in medicine, as a foaming agent, and as a buffer in foods.
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