sodium citrate


noun Chemistry.

a white, crystalline or granular, water-soluble, odorless solid, Na3C6H5O7⋅2H2O, having a cool, saline taste: used in photography, in soft drinks, and in medicine chiefly to prevent the coagulation of blood.

Nearby words

  1. sodium borate,
  2. sodium bromide,
  3. sodium carbonate,
  4. sodium chlorate,
  5. sodium chloride,
  6. sodium cyanide,
  7. sodium cyclamate,
  8. sodium dichromate,
  9. sodium ethylate,
  10. sodium fluoride

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