- magnesium (n.)
- silvery-white metallic element, 1808, coined by English chemist Sir Humphrey Davy (1778-1829) from white magnesia (q.v.), in which it was found, + chemical ending -ium.
- 1. A lack of magnesium causes muscles to go into spasm.
- 2. Magnesium is the nutrient element in plant growth.
- 3. The water contains high amounts of magnesium.
- 4. Magnesium were employed as cathartics as early as the 16 th century.
- 5. Mixture of black powder and magnesium have a tendency to segregate.
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