Medical Dictionary

sulfosalicylic acid

noun sul·fo·sal·i·cyl·ic acid
variants: or chiefly British

sulphosalicylic acid

\ˌsəl-fō-ˌsal-ə-ˌsil-ik-\play

Medical Definition of sulfosalicylic acid

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


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