activated charcoal

activated charcoal
ac·ti·vat·ed charcoal 'ak-tə-.vā-təd- n a highly adsorbent fine black odorless tasteless powdered charcoal used in medicine esp. as an antidote in many forms of poisoning and as an antiflatulent

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[USP] the residue from the destructive distillation of various organic materials, treated to increase its adsorptive powers; used as a general-purpose antidote.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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