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salicylic acid

salicylic acid

 
pronunciation:
sae l sI lihk ae sihd
part of speech: noun
definition: a white crystalline powder prepared from salicin or phenol, used as an ingredient in aspirin, as a food preservative and flavoring, and as an antiseptic in treating certain skin conditions.