sodium cyclamate


noun Chemistry.

a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, NaC6NH12SO3, that has been used as a sweetening agent: banned by the FDA in 1970.
Also called so·dium cy·clo·hex·yl·sul·fa·mate [sahy-kluh-hek-suh l-suhl-fuh-meyt, sik-luh-] /ˌsaɪ kləˌhɛk səlˈsʌl fəˌmeɪt, ˌsɪk lə-/.
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Medicine definitions for sodium cyclamate

sodium cyclamate

n.

An artificially prepared salt of cyclamic acid, formerly used as a low-calorie sweetener but now banned because of the possible carcinogenic effects of its metabolic products.
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