acetylsalicylic acid


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a·ce·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic acid

 (ə-sēt′l-săl′ĭ-sĭl′ĭk)
n.

acetylsalicylic acid

(ˌæsɪtaɪlˌsælɪˈsɪlɪk; əˈsiːtaɪl-)
n
(Pharmacology) the chemical name for aspirin

as•pi•rin

(ˈæs pər ɪn, -prɪn)

n., pl. -rin, -rins.
1. a white, crystalline substance, C9H8O4, derivative of salicylic acid, used as an anti-inflammatory agent and to relieve pain and fever; acetylsalicylic acid.
2. a tablet of this.
[1899; < German, orig. a trademark, =A(cetyl) acetyl + Spir(säure) salicylic acid (see spirea) + -in -in1]

a·ce·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic acid

(ə-sēt′l-săl′ĭ-sĭl′ĭk)
The chemical name for aspirin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acetylsalicylic acid - the acetylated derivative of salicylic acidacetylsalicylic acid - the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
aspirin powder, headache powder - a powdered form of aspirin
buffered aspirin, Bufferin - aspirin coated with a substance capable of neutralizing acid (trade name Bufferin)
enteric-coated aspirin - aspirin that is treated to pass through the stomach unaltered and to dissolve in the intestines
salicylate - a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs)
2-hydroxybenzoic acid, salicylic acid - a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste; used as a fungicide or in making aspirin or dyes or perfumes
Translations
kyselina acetylsalicylová
asetyylisalisyylihappo
acide acétylsalicylique
acido acetilsalicilico
アセチルサリチル酸
kwas acetylosalicylowy
acid acetilsalicilic
acetylsalicylsyra

a·ce·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic ac·id

n. ácido acetilsalicílico, aspirina.

acetylsalicylic acid

n ácido acetilsalicílico
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