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Definition of the noun acetylsalicylic acid

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  1. 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

Alternative definition of the noun acetylsalicylic acid


  1. [organic compound, pharmaceutical drug] The acetate ester of salicylic acid; aspirin.

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Google previewAdvances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery (2006)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology

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Derivatives of Salicylic Acid Salicylic acid for systemic use has been replaced by acetylsalicylic acid, amides of salicylic acid (salicylamide, ethenzamide, salacetamide), salsalate and diflunisal.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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science (2006)

by P. Somasundaran

because the small-sized water-soluble substrate acetylsalicylic acid and catalyst imidazole can be solubilized inside a smaller core of microemulsion ...

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

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, ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

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 ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

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 ...

Google previewThe Nutrition and Health Dictionary (1995)

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 ...

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

ASA acetylsalicylic acid; active systemic anaphylaxis; acute severe asthma; AdamsStokes attack; ambulatory services architecture; American Society of Anesthesiologists; American Standards Association; American Surgical Association; ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (2006)

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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