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Noun: lithium carbonate
  1. A white powder (LiCO3) used in manufacturing glass and ceramics and as a drug; the drug (trade names Lithane, Lithonate or Eskalith) is used to treat some forms of depression and manic episodes of manic-depressive disorder
    - Lithane, Lithonate, Eskalith

Derived forms: lithium carbonates

Type of: antipsychotic, antipsychotic agent, antipsychotic drug, carbonate, major tranquilizer [US], major tranquilliser [Brit], major tranquillizer [Brit, Cdn], neuroleptic, neuroleptic agent, neuroleptic drug

Encyclopedia: Lithium carbonate