calcium cyclamate


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calcium cyclamate

n.
An artificially prepared salt of cyclamic acid, C12H24CaN2O6S2·2H2O, formerly used as a nonnutritive low-calorie sweetener but now banned because of possible carcinogenic effects of its metabolic products.
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Noon, with little time for lunch, he runs out to a nearby fast-food cafeteria (artificial restaurant) and wolfs down a hamburger and soda (contents: calcium cyclamate, phosphoric acid, saccharin and artificial flavorings).
Most of these HIS are 100 or more times sweeter than sugar except cyclamate and calcium cyclamate, which are both 30-80 times sweeter than sugar.