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bismuth subsalicylate

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noun bismuth sub·sa·lic·y·late \-ˌsəb-sə-ˈli-sə-ˌlāt\

Definition of bismuth subsalicylate

  1. :  a drug C7H5BiO4 taken orally to relieve diarrhea, nausea, and indigestion



1941

First Known Use of bismuth subsalicylate

1941


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bismuth subsalicylate

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noun bismuth sub·sa·lic·y·late \-ˌsəb-sə-ˈlis-ə-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of bismuth subsalicylate

  1. :  an antidiarrheal drug C7H5BiO4 also used to relieve heartburn, indigestion, and nausea—see pepto-bismol




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