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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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If you have calcium oxalate stones and your urinary oxalates are high, limit your consumption of oxalate-containing foods, such as chocolate, strawberries, rhubarb, spinach, nuts, soy, and French fries.
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A Oxalates are natural compounds found in abundance in plants, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, grains, legumes, chocolate, and tea.
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In summer, the urine volume may be low and concentrated with urates, oxalates, and calcium salts.
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.
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Milner advised that people at risk for kidney stones should cut back on foods that contain high concentrations of oxalates, such as spinach, chocolate, rhubarb and nuts.
And also take care with foods rich in oxalates, the most common stone is the calcium oxalate stone," Dr.
Spinach contains chemicals called oxalates that basically cancel out its natural calcium content.