Oxalate

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Related to C 2 O 4 2-: Calcium oxalate, ammonium oxalate, Potassium Oxalate, iron oxalate, Sodium oxalate

oxalate

[′äk·sə‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
Salt of oxalic acid; contains the (COO)2 radical; examples are sodium oxalate, Na2C2O4, ammonium oxalate, (NH4)2C2O4·H2O, and ethyl oxalate, C2H5(C2O4)C2H5.

Oxalate

 

any acidic or neutral salt of oxalic acid, for example, HOOC—COOK and NaOOC—COONa.