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acetylsalicylate

[ uh-seet-l-suh-lis-uh-leyt, uh-set-, as-i-tl- ]
/ əˌsit l səˈlɪs əˌleɪt, əˌsɛt-, ˌæs ɪ tl- /
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noun Pharmacology.

a salt or ester of acetylsalicylic acid.

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Origin of acetylsalicylate

First recorded in 1955–60; acetylsalicyl(ic acid) + -ate2
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