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Definition 1: a salt of salicylic acid (included in several commonly used drugs) - [noun denoting substance]

(salicylate is a kind of ...) an anti-inflammatory drug that does not contain steroids

"NSAIDs inhibit the activity of both Cox-1 and Cox-2 enzymes"

(salicylate is a kind of ...) a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

(... is a kind of salicylate ) 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

(... is a kind of salicylate ) a liquid ester with a strong odor of wintergreen; applied externally for minor muscle and joint pain

(... is a kind of salicylate ) a white powder with a pleasant taste and odor; used to absorb light in sun tan lotions or as a preservative or an antiseptic or a coating for pills in which the medicine is intended for enteric release

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