HyperDic: 2-hydroxybenzoic_acid

English > 1 sense of the expression 2-hydroxybenzoic acid:
NOUNsubstance2-hydroxybenzoic acid, salicylic acida white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste
English > 2-hydroxybenzoic acid: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste; used as a fungicide or in making aspirin or dyes or perfumes.
Synonymsalicylic acid
Broaderhydroxy acidAny acid that has hydroxyl groups in addition to the hydroxyl group in the acid itself
Substance ofaspirin, acetylsalicylic acid, Bayer, Empirin, St. JosephThe acetylated derivative of salicylic acid
diflunisal, Dolobidnonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Dolobid) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions
Spanishácido salicílico
Catalanàcid salicílic

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