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A salt or ester of oxalic acid.
tr.v. ox·a·lat·ed, ox·a·lat·ing, ox·a·lates
To treat (a specimen) with an oxalate or oxalic acid.


(Elements & Compounds) a salt or ester of oxalic acid


(ˈɒk səˌleɪt)

any salt or ester of oxalic acid.
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Noun1.oxalate - a salt or ester of oxalic acid
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
uranyl oxalate - a salt obtained by the reaction of uranium salts with oxalic acid


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Most respondents lacked confidence regarding commonly recommended cost-effective therapies in the prevention of recurrent kidney stones, including restriction of sodium intake, animal protein and dietary oxalate (Fig.
Calcium stones also are very common and occur in two forms: calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate.
Increased risk is seen when there is low urine volume, consumption of foods rich in oxalate and or uric acid, excessive consumption of animal protein and sodium and high acidic pH of foods.
These stones were submitted for chemical analysis for calcium, uric acid, cystine, oxalate, carbonate, phosphate, ammonia, and magnesium contents using stone analysis kit (Merck).
Among the four major types of stones, calcium stones are the most common and occur in two major forms: calcium oxalate and calcium phosphate.
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It has also been found to cause acute oxalate crystal nephropathy in a small number of cases.
However, if your previous kidney stones were calcium oxalate-based, you should cut back on rhubarb, beets, okra, spinach, Swiss chard, and sweet potatoes, as these are rich in oxalates.
Iced tea contains high concentrations of oxalate, one of the key chemicals that lead to the formation of kidney stones, a common disorder of the urinary tract.
du Pont de Nemours and Company has obtained a patent for a process comprised of digesting ilmenite ore with aqueous ammonium hydrogen oxalate to form a leachate and a precipitate comprised of FeC2O4.
She was confused by a report from her laboratory that reported the presence of "calcium oxalate crystals 3 + " upon microscopy examination of a CSF sample (Figure 1).