potassium oxalate

noun

: any of three crystalline oxalates of potassium:
a
: the normal efflorescent soluble salt K2C2O4.H2O used chiefly in preventing the clotting of blood (as in blood tests) and formerly in photography
b
: a bitter poisonous acid salt KHC2O4.H2O found especially in oxalis and rhubarb and used chiefly in removing ink stains and scouring metals; potassium hydrogen oxalate

called also potassium acid oxalate, salt of sorrel

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“Potassium oxalate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potassium%20oxalate. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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