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{n: Alka-seltzer} a commercial antacid; tablets dissolve in water to give an effervescent solution

{n: Ark, Ark of the Covenant} (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments

{n: abacus} a tablet placed horizontally on top of the capital of a column as an aid in supporting the architrave

{n: acetaminophen, Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, Anacin III} an analgesic for mild pain; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)

{n: alendronate, Fosamax} a tablet (trade name Fosamax) prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in women after menopause

{n: amlodipine besylate, Norvasc} a vasodilator (trade name Norvasc) taken in tablet form; prescribed for hypertension and angina pectoris

{n: aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid, Bayer, Empirin, St. Joseph} the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer and Empirin) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets

{n: brass, memorial tablet, plaque} a memorial made of brass

{n: cefuroxime, Ceftin, Zinacef} a cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin); indicated for infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract or meninges

{n: multivitamin, multivitamin pill} a pill or tablet containing several vitamins

{n: pad, pad of paper, tablet} a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge

{n: pill, lozenge, tablet, tab} a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet

{n: pill} something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size

{n: potassium chloride, potassium muriate, potash muriate, K-Dur 20, Kaochlor, K-lor, Klorvess, K-lyte} salt of potassium (KCl) (trade names K-Dur 20, Kaochlor and K-lor and Klorvess and K-lyte); taken in tablet form to treat potassium deficiency

{n: slate} (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate

{n: sleeping pill, sleeping tablet, sleeping capsule, sleeping draught} a soporific drug in the form of a pill (or tablet or capsule)

{n: sucralfate, Carafate} medicine consisting of a tablet (trade name Carafate) used to treat peptic ulcers; said to bind to the ulcer site and coat it

{n: tablet-armed chair} a chair with an arm that has been widened for writing

{n: tablet} a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription

{n: tablet} a small flat compressed cake of some substance
"a tablet of soap"

{n: writing arm} an arm of a tablet-armed chair; widened to provide a writing surface

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