Definition of cacodylate in English:

cacodylate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of cacodylic acid.

    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

cacodylate

/ˌkakəʊˈdʌɪleɪt/