Definition of cacodylate in English:

cacodylate

Line breaks: caco|dy¦late
Pronunciation: /ˌkakəʊˈdʌɪleɪt
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of cacodylic acid.
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    • Cacodylate is used as a buffer in some systems.
    • Sodium cacodylate is corrosive to the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes.
    • Sodium cacodylate is suggested because it is often the buffer used during the first aldehyde fixation.

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