from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white crystalline powder, C13H10O3, derived from salicylic acid and used in the manufacture of plastics and suntan oils and medicinally as an analgesic and antipyretic.
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- n. Phenyl salicylate; a, odorless, tasteless, white crystalline powder, nearly insoluble in water, but soluble in chloroform, ether, oils, and certain concentrations ofalcohol, which is split up in the intestines into salicylic acid and phenol, and which is used for certain medicinal purposes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white crystalline substance consisting of phenol salicylate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Phenyl salicylate, C6H4.OHCO2.C6H5, a salicylic ether forming odorless crystals.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a white powder with a pleasant taste and odor; used to absorb light in sun tan lotions or as a preservative or an antiseptic or a coating for pills in which the medicine is intended for enteric release
Intestinal antiseptics, such as salol, thymol, and sodium salicylate, are valuable in cases probably due to intestinal toxins.
CO. O.C_6H_5 is sulphonated, a product is obtained which is easily soluble in water, but which is identified as a mixture of the sulphonation products of salicylic acid and phenol, the salol being dissociated on sulphonation.
Portions of the gum solutions were mixed with small quantities of menthol, thymol, salol, and saccharin in alkaline solution, also with boric acid, sodium phosphate, and potash alum in aqueous solution.
The following formula is quite useful in checking diarrhoea: salol one-half ounce, bismuth subnitrate one ounce, and bicarbonate of soda two ounces.
It is advisable in most cases to follow this with the following mixture: bicarbonate of soda one ounce, bismuth subnitrate one-half ounce, and salol one-quarter ounce.
The following mixture may be given: potassium chlorate two ounces, salol one-half ounce, and powdered nux vomica one ounce.
At this period no internal medication was given, but three days previous to the usual onset of the disease I prescribed phenacetin and salol, five grains of each three times a day.
Among the most popular coal tar derivatives I might mention anti-kamnia, salol-phenacetine, anti-pyrine and salicylate of soda.
Intestinal disinfectants, particularly calomel, salol, and salicylic acid, have been recommended, and mild, antiseptic mouth washes are advisable.
The resulting cavity may be injected daily with a weak carbolic-acid lotion, or salol may be introduced.