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acetylsalicylic acid

[uh-seet-l-sal-uh-sil-ik, uh-set-, as-i-tl-; uh-seet-l-sal-uh-sil-ik, uh-set-, as-i-tl-] /əˈsit lˌsæl əˈsɪl ɪk, əˈsɛt-, ˈæs ɪ tl-; əˌsit lˌsæl əˈsɪl ɪk, əˌsɛt-, ˌæs ɪ tl-/
noun, Pharmacology.
aspirin (def 1).
Origin of acetylsalicylic acid
1895-1900; acetyl + salicylic acid Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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acetylsalicylic acid

/ˌæsɪtaɪlˌsælɪˈsɪlɪk; əˈsiːtaɪl-/
the chemical name for aspirin
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acetylsalicylic acid in Medicine

acetylsalicylic acid a·ce·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic acid (ə-sēt'l-sāl'ĭ-sĭl'ĭk)
See aspirin.

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acetylsalicylic acid in Science
acetylsalicylic acid
See aspirin.
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