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a·ce·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic acid

 (ə-sēt′l-săl′ĭ-sĭl′ĭk)
n.
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acetylsalicylic acid

(ˌæsɪtaɪlˌsælɪˈsɪlɪk; əˈsiːtaɪl-)
n
(Pharmacology) the chemical name for aspirin
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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]
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a·ce·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic acid

(ə-sēt′l-săl′ĭ-sĭl′ĭk)
The chemical name for aspirin.
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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
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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.
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acetylsalicylic acid

n ácido acetilsalicílico
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