acetylsalicylate

noun
ace·​tyl·​sa·​lic·​y·​late | \ə-ˌsē-tᵊl-sə-ˈli-sə-ˌlāt \

Definition of acetylsalicylate 

: a salt or ester of acetylsalicylic acid

First Known Use of acetylsalicylate

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetylsalicylate

acetylsalicyl(ic acid) + -ate entry 1

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acetylsalicylate

noun
ace·​tyl·​sa·​lic·​y·​late | \ə-ˌsēt-ᵊl-sə-ˈlis-ə-ˌlāt \

Medical Definition of acetylsalicylate 

: a salt or ester of acetylsalicylic acid

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