Definition of cacodylate in English:

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cacodylate

Pronunciation: /ˌkakəʊˈdʌɪleɪt/
Pronunciation: /ˌkakəʊˈdʌɪleɪt/

noun

Chemistry
A salt or ester of cacodylic acid.
Example sentences
  • 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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Line breaks: caco|dy¦late

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