ferrous sulfate definition by Webster's New World
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a green, crystalline compound, FeSO·7HO, used in dyeing, the making of ink, etc.; copperas
ferrous sulfate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A greenish crystalline compound, FeSO4·7H2O, used as a pigment, fertilizer, and feed additive, in sewage and water treatment, and as a medicine in the treatment of iron deficiency. Also called copperas.
ferrous sulfate - Medical Definition
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An iron compound used primarily for treating iron-deficiency amemia.
ferrous sulfate - Science Definition
A bluish-green crystalline compound that is used in sewage and water treatment, and as a pigment and fertilizer. It is also used in medicine to treat iron deficiency. Also called green vitriol. Chemical formula: FeSO4·7H2O.