acetylsalicylate

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

noun Pharmacology.

a salt or ester of acetylsalicylic acid.

Nearby words

  1. acetylformic acid,
  2. acetylic,
  3. acetylide,
  4. acetylize,
  5. acetylmethylcarbinol,
  6. acetylsalicylic acid,
  7. acetyltransferase,
  8. acey-deucy,
  9. acgi,
  10. ach

Origin of acetylsalicylate

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

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