bismuth subsalicylate

noun bismuth sub·sa·lic·y·late \ -ˌsəb-sə-ˈli-sə-ˌlāt \

Definition of bismuth subsalicylate

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

First Known Use of bismuth subsalicylate

1892

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bismuth subsalicylate

noun bismuth sub·sa·lic·y·late \ -ˌsəb-sə-ˈlis-ə-ˌlāt \

medical Definition of bismuth subsalicylate

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

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