plural -s
: any of several anhydrides of salicylic acid
especially : a crystalline compound (OC6H4CO)4 formed by condensation of four molecules of salicylic acid

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary salicyl- + -ide

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“Salicylide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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