sodium citrate

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sodium citrate

[′sōd·ē·əm ′sī‚trāt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H5Na3O7·2H2O A white powder with the taste of salt; soluble in water, slightly soluble in alcohol; has an acid taste; loses water at 150°C; decomposes at red heat; used in medicine as an anticoagulant, in soft drinks, cheesemaking, and electroplating. Also known as trisodium citrate.