phthalate

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phthal·ate

noun \ˈtha-ˌlāt\

Definition of PHTHALATE

:  any of various salts or esters of phthalic acid used especially as plasticizers and in solvents

First Known Use of PHTHALATE

circa 1866

phthal·ate

noun \ˈthal-ˌāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHTHALATE

: a salt or ester of phthalic acid

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