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cyclamate

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noun cy·cla·mate \ˈsī-klə-ˌmāt, -mət\

Definition of cyclamate

  1. :  an artificially prepared salt of sodium or calcium used especially formerly as a sweetener



Origin and Etymology of cyclamate

cyclohexyl-sulfamate


First Known Use: 1954


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cyclamate

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noun cy·cla·mate \ˈsī-klə-ˌmāt, -mət\

Medical Definition of cyclamate

  1. :  an artificially prepared salt of sodium or calcium used especially formerly as a sweetener but now largely discontinued because of the possibly harmful effects of its metabolic breakdown product cyclohexylamine




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