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sulfosalicylic acid

noun sul·fo·sal·i·cyl·ic acid
variants: or chiefly British sulphosalicylic acid play \ˌsəl-fō-ˌsal-ə-ˌsil-ik-\

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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