Pronunciation: (sal'u-sin), [key]
a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble glucoside, C13H18O7, obtained from the bark of the American aspen: used in medicine chiefly as an antipyretic and analgesic. Also called sal'i•cyl al'cohol glu'coside Pronunciation: (sal'u-sil). [key]
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