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ethanoic acid(ˌɛθəˈnəʊɪk; ˌiːθə-)
(Elements & Compounds) the modern name for acetic acid
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|Noun||1.||ethanoic acid - a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals|
diclofenac sodium, Voltaren - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Voltaren) that is administered only orally
Acular, ketorolac tromethamine, Toradol - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Acular and Toradol) that is administered only intramuscularly
acetum - a dilute solution of acetic acid that is used as a solvent (e.g. for a drug)
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
vinegar - dilute acetic acid
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