sulfosalicylic acid

noun
sul·​fo·​sal·​i·​cyl·​ic acid
variants: or chiefly British sulphosalicylic acid \ ˌsəl-​fō-​ˌsal-​ə-​ˌsil-​ik-​ How to pronounce sulphosalicylic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of sulfosalicylic acid

: a sulfonic acid derivative C7H6O6S3 used especially to detect and precipitate proteins (as albumin) from urine

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“Sulfosalicylic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sulfosalicylic%20acid. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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