valerate

noun
val·​er·​ate | \ ˈva-lə-ˌrāt How to pronounce valerate (audio) \

Definition of valerate

: a salt or ester of valeric acid

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Recent Examples on the Web The products include hydrocortisone valerate cream, lidocaine ointment, and acetazolamide tablets. Ed Silverman, STAT, "States file a third lawsuit accusing dozens of generic drug makers of price fixing," 10 June 2020

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First Known Use of valerate

1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for valerate

valer(ic acid) + -ate entry 1, probably after German Valerat

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“Valerate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/valerate. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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valerate

noun
val·​er·​ate | \ ˈval-ə-ˌrāt How to pronounce valerate (audio) \

Medical Definition of valerate

: a salt or ester of valeric acid

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