- a basic salt of acetic acid.
Origin of subacetate
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Among external refrigerants are cold water, evaporating lotions, weak solutions of subacetate of lead, &c.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
After adding the solution of subacetate of lead the flask must be gently shaken, so as to mix it with the sugar solution.
In such case, before making up to the mark, a saturated solution of subacetate of lead is added.
Subacetate of Copper (verdegris) occurs in masses, or as a greenish powder.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Subacetate of Copper, Subchloride, and Carbonate, all act very similarly to the sulphate when given in large doses.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
- any one of certain crystalline basic acetates containing hydroxide ions in addition to acetate ions. For example, the subacetate of aluminium is probably Al 3 (OH) 2 (CH 3 COO)
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