acetylsalicylic acid


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acetylsalicylic acid

(əsēt'əlsăl'ĭsĭl`ĭk), acetate ester of salicylic acidsalicylic acid
or 2-hydroxybenzoic acid,
C6H4(OH)CO2H, a colorless, crystalline organic carboxylic acid that melts at 159°C;; it is soluble in ethanol and ether but is only slightly soluble in water.
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. See aspirinaspirin,
acetyl derivative of salicylic acid (see salicylate) that is used to lower fever, relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and thin the blood. Common conditions treated with aspirin include headache, muscle and joint pain, and the inflammation caused by rheumatic fever and
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acetylsalicylic acid

[ə¦sed·əl¦sal·ə¦sil·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CH3COOC6H4COOH A white, crystalline, weakly acidic substance, with melting point 137°C; slightly soluble in water; used medicinally as an antipyretic. Also known by trade name aspirin.
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Using data from a birth cohort study of singleton sons born to 1,463 women in Finland and 834 in Denmark, all of whom either completed written questionnaires or telephone interviews or both, the researchers, led by Henrik Leffers, Ph.D., of Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen, found the risk of cryptorchidism to increase sevenfold in boys born to women who used more then one of three over-the-counter painkillers - aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), acetaminophen (paracetamol), or ibuprofen - simultaneously during their pregnancies.
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