sodium citrate definition by Webster's New World
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a white, crystalline powder, NaCHO·2HO, that dissolves in water but not alcohol, with a salty taste, used as a food additive, esp. in soft drinks, as an anticoagulant, etc.
sodium citrate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A white crystalline or granular compound, Na3C6H5O7·2H2O, used in photography and in medicine especially as an anticoagulant of blood stored for transfusion.