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 acidaspirinEmpirinSt. Joseph
1. Bayer offered 2.2 Million euros in fast-track aid.
2. Suddenly, Bayer’s insecticides appeared beyond suspicion.
3. In one, a Bayer scientist describes the effects of the first neonicotinoid on the nervous system of a species of fly.
4. Number five: Bayer sold HIV infected products.