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Ontology Browser

Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
mineral +     
silicon dioxide +     
azurite 
biogenic mineral +  
carbonate mineral +  
chalcedony 
diatomaceous earth +  
A form of silicon dioxide composed of skeletons of prehistoric diatoms (a type of hard-shelled algae). It can absorb up to four times its weight in water, and is used as an absorbent, filtration aid, and mild abrasive.
disodium tetraborate +   
disodium tetraborate decahydrate 
disodium tetraborate octahydrate 
halide mineral +  
hydrated silica +  
native element mineral +   
oxide mineral +   
phosphate mineral +  
quartz  
silicate mineral +   
silicon dioxide nanoparticle 
sulfate mineral 
sulfide mineral +  
vitreous silica 

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: Celite ;   diatomite ;   fossil flour ;   kieselguhr ;   siliceous earth
Xrefs: CAS:61790-53-2 "ChemIDplus" ;   PMID:24516665 "Europe PMC" ;   PMID:24767070 "Europe PMC" ;   PMID:25024689 "Europe PMC" ;   Wikipedia:Diatomaceous_earth

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