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sodium salicylate

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noun Chemistry.

a white, crystalline compound, C7H5NaO3, soluble in water, alcohol, and glycerol: used in medicine as an analgesic, antipyretic, and anti-inflammatory, and as a preservative.

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Origin of sodium salicylate

First recorded in 1900–05
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