Medical Dictionary

sodium propionate

noun

medical Definition of sodium propionate

:a deliquescent crystalline salt C3H5NaO2 used as a fungicide (as in retarding the growth of mold in the baking and dairy industries)

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sodium propionate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to speak evil of

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!