acetylsalicylic acid

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌæsɪtaɪlˌsælɪˈsɪlɪk/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ə sētl sal′ə silik, ə set-, asi tl-; ə sēt′l sal′ə silik, ə set′-, as′i tl-)



WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•cetyl•sal•i•cylic acid  (ə sētl sal′ə silik, ə set-, asi tl-; ə sēt′l sal′ə silik, ə set′-, as′i tl-),USA pronunciation [Pharm.]
  1. Drugsaspirin (def. 1).
  • acetyl + salicylic acid 1895–1900

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
acetylsalicylic acid /ˌæsɪtaɪlˌsælɪˈsɪlɪk əˈsiːtaɪl-/ n
  1. the chemical name for aspirin
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