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phthalate

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noun phthal·ate \ˈtha-ˌlāt\

Definition of phthalate

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



Circa 1866

First Known Use of phthalate

circa 1866


Medical Dictionary

phthalate

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noun phthal·ate \ˈthal-ˌāt\

Medical Definition of phthalate

  1. :  a salt or ester of phthalic acid




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