salicylic acid[sal′ə sil′ik]
salicylic acid definition by Webster's New World
Origin: salicyl (radical of the acid) ; from French salicyle ; from Classical Latin salix (see salicin) plush French -yle, -yl plush -ic
salicylic acid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: From French salicyle, the radical of salicylic acid, from salicine, salicin; see salicin.
salicylic acid - Medical Definition
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