2-hydroxybenzoic acid

All possible synonyms of the word 2-hydroxybenzoic acid as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Salicylic acid, 2-hydroxybenzoic acid


  • a white crystalline substance with a bitter aftertaste; used as a fungicide or in making aspirin or dyes or perfumes


  • salicylic acid
  • 2-hydroxybenzoic acid


  • hydroxy acid: any acid that has hydroxyl groups in addition to the hydroxyl group in the acid itself

Substance holonyms

  • aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid, Bayer, Empirin, St. Joseph: the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
  • diflunisal, Dolobid: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (trade name Dolobid) used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory conditions

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