Definition of cyclamate
: an artificially prepared salt of sodium or calcium used especially formerly as a sweetener
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Nonetheless, the F.D.A. eventually banned cyclamates as a health risk.
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Origin and Etymology of cyclamate
First Known Use: 1954See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of cyclamate
: an artificially prepared salt of sodium or calcium used especially formerly as a sweetener but now largely discontinued because of the possibly harmful effects of its metabolic breakdown product cyclohexylamine
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