Synonyms and Antonyms for acetylsalicylic-acid

1. acetylsalicylic acid (n.)

the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets

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2. acid-base equilibrium (n.)

(physiology) the normal equilibrium between acids and alkalis in the body

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3. acid-base indicator (n.)

an indicator that changes color on going from acidic to basic solutions

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4. acid-forming (adj.)

yielding an acid in aqueous solution

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5. acid-tasting (adj.)

having a sour acidic taste

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6. acid (n.)

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

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7. acid (adj.)

harsh or corrosive in tone

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8. acid (adj.)

having the characteristics of an acid

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10. acid (adj.)

being sour to the taste

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