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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.

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(Elements & Compounds) a salt or ester of oxalic acid
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(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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n oxalato
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Among the study population, those who had calcium oxalate calculi accounted for 63.5% (n = 423) and who had calcium phosphate calculi accounted for 26.1% (n = 174), whereas those who had uric acid calculi accounted for 6.9% (n = 46).
Struvite (magnesium ammonium phosphate) and calcium oxalate calculi are the most common canine uroliths, followed by urate, silicate, cystine and mixed types.
Stone composition analysis was performed in 42 patients, the majority of stones were found to be calcium oxalate calculi. One month after the surgery, SFR was broadly comparable between the groups ( P = 0.45).