salicylic acid


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sal·i·cyl·ic acid

 (săl′ĭ-sĭl′ĭk)
n.
A white crystalline benzoic acid derivative, C7H6O3, used in making aspirin, as a preservative, and as a topical treatment for skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis, and warts.

[From French salicyle, the radical of salicylic acid, from salicine, salicin; see salicin.]

salicylic acid

(ˌsælɪˈsɪlɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline slightly water-soluble substance with a sweet taste and bitter aftertaste, used in the manufacture of aspirin, dyes, and perfumes, and as a fungicide. Formula: C6H4(OH)(COOH)
[C19: from salicyl (via French from Latin salix a willow + -yl) + -ic]

sal′i•cyl′ic ac′id

(ˌsæl əˈsɪl ɪk)
n.
a white crystalline substance, C7H6O3, prepared from salicin or phenol: used as a food preservative and in the manufacture of aspirin.
[1830–40; < French salicyl the diatomic radical of salicylic acid (< Latin salic-, s. of salix willow + French -yl]

sal·i·cyl·ic acid

(săl′ĭ-sĭl′ĭk)
A white, crystalline acid used to make aspirin, to treat certain skin conditions, and to preserve and flavor foods.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salicylic acid - a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertastesalicylic acid - a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste; used as a fungicide or in making aspirin or dyes or perfumes
acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin, Bayer, Empirin, St. Joseph - 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
diflunisal, Dolobid - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Dolobid) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions
hydroxy acid - any acid that has hydroxyl groups in addition to the hydroxyl group in the acid itself
Translations
acide salicylique
acido salicilico
acid salicilic

salicylic acid

n (Chem) → Salizylsäure f

sal·i·cyl·ic ac·id

n. ácido salicílico, ácido cristalino blanco derivado del fenol.

salicylic acid

n ácido salicílico
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Evaluation of three factors salicylic acid, drought stress, ethylene and their interaction on germination of canola (Brassica napus L.) seed.
Willow trees are well-known sources of salicylic acid, and for thousands of years, humans have extracted the compound from the tree's bark to alleviate minor pain, fever, and inflammation.
Salicylic acid is a common active ingredient used in topical formulation [10] for therapeutic treatment such as acne due to its keratolytic property [11].
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Use a warm compress to draw all the gross stuff to the surface, clean the area (and your fingers) with a swipe of salicylic acid and then gently squeeze.
He has been applying over-the-counter salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide gels with no help.
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I like how calming it feels, as the salicylic acid is blended with tamanu oil, so you're not left with a red spot as your pimple clears.
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