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borate

 [bor´āt]
any salt of boric acid.

bo·rate

(bō'rāt),
A salt of boric acid.

borate

/bo·rate/ (bor´āt) a salt of boric acid.

borate

[bôr′āt]
any salt of boric acid. Borate salts and boric acid, although formerly used as mild antiseptic irrigant solutions, especially for ophthalmic conditions, are highly poisonous when taken internally or absorbed through a cut, abrasion, or other wound in the skin. Because of the potential for fatal poisoning, such solutions are rarely used now. See also boric acid.

borate

A salt formed by the combination of boric acid with a base or positive radical in a 3+ oxidation state.

borate

any salt of boric acid.