sodium salicylate

noun

Definition of sodium salicylate

: a crystalline salt NaC7H5O3 that has a sweetish saline taste and is used chiefly as an analgesic, antipyretic, and antirheumatic

First Known Use of sodium salicylate

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sodium salicylate was in 1885

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“Sodium salicylate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodium%20salicylate. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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sodium salicylate

noun

Medical Definition of sodium salicylate

: a crystalline salt NaC7H5O3 that has a sweetish saline taste and is used chiefly as an analgesic, antipyretic, and antirheumatic

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