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carboxylate

noun car·box·yl·ate \ -ˌlāt , -lət \

Definition of carboxylate

: a salt or ester of a carboxylic acid

First Known Use of carboxylate

1884

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carboxylate

verb car·box·yl·ate \ -ˌlāt \

Definition of carboxylate

carboxylated; carboxylating
: to introduce carboxyl or carbon dioxide into (a compound) with formation of a carboxylic acid

carboxylation

play \(ˌ)kär-ˌbäk-sə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of carboxylate

1880

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Medical Dictionary

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carboxylate

transitive verb car·box·yl·ate \ -ˌlāt \

medical Definition of carboxylate

carboxylated; carboxylating
: to introduce carboxyl or carbon dioxide into (a compound) with formation of a carboxylic acid

carboxylation

play \(ˌ)kär-ˌbäk-sə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

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carboxylate

noun car·box·yl·ate \ -ˌlāt, -lət \

medical Definition of carboxylate

: a salt or ester of a carboxylic acid

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