bismuth subsalicylate

noun
bismuth sub·​sa·​lic·​y·​late | \ -ˌsəb-sə-ˈli-sə-ˌlāt How to pronounce bismuth subsalicylate (audio) \

Definition of bismuth subsalicylate

: a drug C7H5BiO4 taken orally to relieve diarrhea, nausea, and indigestion

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Recent Examples on the Web Note that, according to Dr. Lee, Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) shouldn't be taken by those who are pregnant or allergic to aspirin. Kasandra Brabaw, Health.com, 28 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of bismuth subsalicylate

1892, in the meaning defined above

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bismuth subsalicylate

noun
bismuth sub·​sa·​lic·​y·​late | \ -ˌsəb-sə-ˈlis-ə-ˌlāt How to pronounce bismuth subsalicylate (audio) \

Medical Definition of bismuth subsalicylate

: an antidiarrheal drug C7H5BiO4 also used to relieve heartburn, indigestion, and nausea — see pepto-bismol

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