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, in the meaning defined above

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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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