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Bayer   /bˈeɪər/   Listen

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.  Synonyms: acetylsalicylic acid, aspirin, Empirin, St. Joseph.

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"Bayer" Quotes from Famous Books

... at this time was composed of about five thousand Spaniards, as fine troops as I ever saw, and three thousand Creoles under the command of that desperate fellow Morales. I was not long in recognising an old friend of mine in the person of Captain Bayer, an aide—de—camp of Morillo, amongst the company. He was very kind and attentive, and rather startled me by speaking very tolerable English now, from a kindly motive I make no question, whereas, when I had known him before in Kingston, he professed to speak nothing but Spanish ...
— Tom Cringle's Log • Michael Scott

... the behavior of the infantile sexual function formulated by me is perhaps given by Bayer (Deutsches Archiv fuer klinische Medizin, Bd. 73) who claims that the internal genitals (uterus) are regularly larger in newborn than in older children. However, Halban's conception, that after birth there is also an involution of the ...
— Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex • Sigmund Freud

... By other operators (Bayer, Imminger, Meyer, and Gunther) this treatment has been modified by enlarging upon it and removing the whole ...
— Diseases of the Horse's Foot • Harry Caulton Reeks

... Persian weave owned by Baron Nathaniel Rothschild has, worked in the oval cartouches, an inscription translated by Professor F. Bayer as follows: ...
— Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern - A Handbook for Ready Reference • Rosa Belle Holt

Words linked to "Bayer" :   trade name, enteric-coated aspirin, anodyne, acetylsalicylic acid, painkiller, 2-hydroxybenzoic acid, Bufferin, salicylate, aspirin powder, trademark, pain pill, analgesic, salicylic acid, headache powder, buffered aspirin

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