salicylic acid[sal′ə sil′ik]
Origin: salicyl (radical of the acid) from French salicyle from Classical Latin salix (see salicin) plush French -yle, -yl plush -ic
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Origin: From French salicyle, the radical of salicylic acid, from salicine, salicin; see salicin.
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