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Hepar magnesiae (alchemy)

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Hepar magnesiae (alchemy)

An 18th century chemical symbol representing hepar magnesiae, "hepar" being Latin for 'liver'.

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Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has crossing lines.

Category: Alchemical Symbols.

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