sodium lactate

noun

Medical Definition of sodium lactate

: a hygroscopic syrupy salt C3H5NaO3 used chiefly as an antacid in medicine and as a substitute for glycerol

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“Sodium lactate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sodium%20lactate. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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