sodium citrate

noun
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of sodium citrate

: a crystalline salt Na3C6H5O7 used chiefly as a buffering agent, as an emulsifier, and in medicine as an expectorant, chelator, alkalinizing agent, and blood anticoagulant

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First Known Use of sodium citrate

1919


Medical Dictionary

sodium citrate

noun

medical Definition of sodium citrate

: a crystalline salt C6H5Na3O7 used chiefly as an expectorant, a systemic and urinary alkalizer,and in combination as an anticoagulant (as in stored blood)

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