Describing any derivative of salicylic acid in which the phenolic hydroxyl has been acetylated.

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  • acetylsalicylic — ace·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic …   English syllables

  • acetylsalicylic acid — [ə sēt′ l sal΄ə sil′ik, as′ə tilsal΄ə sil′ik] n. ASPIRIN …   English World dictionary

  • Acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin) — Aspirin is a good example of a tradename that has entered into the language. Aspirin was once the Bayer trademark for acetylsalicylic acid. On Aug. 10, 1897 young Bayer researcher, Felix Hoffman, first synthesized acetylsalicylic acid. Bayer… …   Medical dictionary

  • acetylsalicylic acid — O acetilsalicilo rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija atitikmenys: angl. acetylsalicylic acid rus. ацетилсалициловая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – 2 acetoksibenzenkarboksirūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • acetylsalicylic acid — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1897 aspirin 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acetylsalicylic acid — /euh seet l sal euh sil ik, euh set , as i tl ; euh seet l sal euh sil ik, euh set , as i tl /, Pharm. aspirin (def. 1). [1895 1900; ACETYL + SALICYLIC ACID] * * * …   Universalium

  • acetylsalicylic acid — SYN: aspirin. * * * ace·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic acid ə sēt əl .sal ə .sil ik n ASPIRIN (1) * * * see aspirin * * * (ASA) ac·e·tyl·sal·i·cyl·ic ac·id (ASA) (ə seґtəl sal″ə silґik) chemical name for …   Medical dictionary

  • acetylsalicylic acid — [ˌasɪtʌɪlˌsalɪ sɪlɪk, tɪl ] noun systematic chemical name for aspirin …   English new terms dictionary

  • acetylsalicylic acid — see aspirin …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • acetylsalicylic acid — a•ce′tyl•sal•i•cyl′ic ac′id [[t]əˈsit lˌsæl əˈsɪl ɪk, əˈsɛt , ˈæs ɪ tl [/t]] n. pha aspirin 1) • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

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