oxalate

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noun ox·a·late \ˈäk-sə-ˌlāt\

Definition of oxalate

  1. :  a salt or ester of oxalic acid

First Known Use of oxalate

1788


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oxalate

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noun ox·a·late \ˈäk-sə-ˌlāt\

Medical Definition of oxalate

  1. :  a salt or ester of oxalic acid


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oxalate

transitive verb ox·a·late

Medical Definition of oxalate

oxalated

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oxalating

  1. :  to add an oxalate to (blood or plasma) to prevent coagulation


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