homosalate

noun

ho·​mo·​sal·​ate ˌhō-mō-ˈsal-ˌāt How to pronounce homosalate (audio) ˌhäm-ō- How to pronounce homosalate (audio)
: a salicylate C16H22O3 that is used in sunscreen lotions to absorb ultraviolet rays

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“Homosalate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/homosalate. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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