acetylsalicylic acid

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noun ace·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic acid \ə-ˈsē-təl-ˌsa-lə-ˌsi-lik-\

Definition of acetylsalicylic acid

  1. :  aspirin 1

Origin and Etymology of acetylsalicylic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1864


Medical Dictionary

acetylsalicylic acid

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noun ace·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic acid \ə-ˈsēt-əl-ˌsal-ə-ˌsil-ik-\

Medical Definition of acetylsalicylic acid

  1. :  aspirin 1



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