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Definition of the noun acetylsalicylic acid
What does acetylsalicylic acid mean as a name of something?
- the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of acetylsalicylic acid: aspirin
- more generic terms: analgesic / anodyne / pain pill / painkiller = a medicine used to relieve pain; salicylate = a salt of salicylic acid
- more specific terms:
- substance: 2-hydroxybenzoic acid / salicylic acid = a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste
Alternative definition of the noun acetylsalicylic acid
- [organic compound, pharmaceutical drug] The acetate ester of salicylic acid; aspirin.
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by Nejat Akalan, Concezio Di Cuore Rocco, Vinko V. Dolenc, Rudolf Fahlbusch, J. Lobo Antunes, Marc Sindou, Nicolas De Tribolet, Cees A.F. Tulleken
Acetylsalicylic acid is a potent inhibitor of ...
by Stefan Offermanns
Derivatives of Salicylic Acid Salicylic acid for systemic use has been replaced by acetylsalicylic acid, amides of salicylic acid (salicylamide, ethenzamide, salacetamide), salsalate and diflunisal. Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin) The esterification of ...
by P. Somasundaran
because the small-sized water-soluble substrate acetylsalicylic acid and catalyst imidazole can be solubilized inside a smaller core of microemulsion ...
Encyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)
by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart
Acetylsalicylic acid ingestions can result in substantial delays in absorption; therefore, charcoal may begiven even up to8h postingestion and more than onedose of charcoalmay be ...
The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance
union APBI = accelerated partial breast irradiation APBP= acidic protein bound polysaccharide APBT= aminopyrine breath test APC = absolute phagocyte count APC = acetylsalicylic acid / aspirin, phenacetin, caffeine APC= acid, polyamine, ...
by American Heritage Dictionary
Also called acetylsalicylic acid. Chemical formula: C,H804. A CLOSER LOOK aspirin Ninety percent of the population experiences at least one headache each year. The most common type is a tension headache, which is caused by stress and ...
by Joseph Segen
See Acetylsalicylic acid, Alphalipoic acid, Amino acid, Arachidonic acid, Azelaic acid, Benzoic acid, Betulinic acid, Bile acid, Binary acid, Cis fatty acid, Conjugated linoleic acid, Deoxyribonucleic acid, Decosaenoic acid, Deltaaminolevulinic ...
by Percy Russell, Anita Williams
acetylsalicylic acid. See aspirin. achalasia ( cardiospasm). A disturbance of normal peristalsis of the esophagus which causes foods to stick at the junction of the esophagus and stomach. This area lacks ...
ASA acetylsalicylic acid; active systemic anaphylaxis; acute severe asthma; AdamsStokes attack; ambulatory services architecture; American Society of Anesthesiologists; American Standards Association; American Surgical Association; ...
by Michael Kent
Many have anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and analgesic effects similar to aspirin ( see acetylsalicylic acid), and are used in the treatment of painful muscle and joint conditions. salicylic acid A drug that has bactericidal and fungicidal properties.
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Asprin (acetylsalicylic acid) under the microscope
Acetylsalicylic acid extracted from supermarket tablets (using isopropanol) under cross-polarized light.
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Acetylsalicylic acid Meaning
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