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acetylsalicylic acid

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Derivatives of Salicylic Acid Salicylic acid for systemic use has been replaced by acetylsalicylic acid, amides of salicylic acid (salicylamide, ethenzamide, salacetamide), salsalate and diflunisal.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

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 previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society (2015)

by Graham A. Colditz

Acetylsalicylic acid is aspirin's active ingredient. It is a man-made derivative of the compound salicin. Salicin is naturally found in willow trees. Extracts from the willow tree's bark were boiled to make an early form of aspirin, and it has been ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

{9'sed-al 'prope-o,nil } acetylsalicylic acid [ORG CHEM] CHBCOOC6H4COOH A white, crystalline, weakly acidic N-acetylsulfanilyl chloride substance, with melting point 137°C; slightly soluble in.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Good Health (2003)

by Robert A. Ronzio

acetylsalicylic acid The chemical name for ASPIRIN. achlorhydria A condition resulting from the lack of STOMACH ACID. DIARRHEA, stomach discomfort, and bloating are common symptoms of achlorhydria, which has serious effects.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acetylsalicylic acid (HAsc; ASA; A.S.A.; oacetoxybenzoic ...

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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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