aspirin powder


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Noun1.aspirin powder - a powdered form of aspirinaspirin powder - a powdered form of aspirin    
acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin, Bayer, Empirin, St. Joseph - 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
powder - any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder
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The practice of putting cotton wads into aspirin bottles dates to around 1914 or 1915, about the time Bayer began compressing aspirin powder into tablets, said Anne Coiley, a spokeswoman.

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