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sodium cyclamate

noun, Chemistry.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, NaC 6 NH 1 2 SO 3 , that has been used as a sweetening agent: banned by the FDA in 1970.
Also called sodium cyclohexylsulfamate
[sahy-kluh-hek-suh l-suhl-fuh-meyt, sik-luh-] /ˌsaɪ kləˌhɛk səlˈsʌl fəˌmeɪt, ˌsɪk lə-/ (Show IPA)
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sodium-cyclamate in Medicine

sodium cyclamate n.
An artificially prepared salt of cyclamic acid, formerly used as a low-calorie sweetener but now banned because of the possible carcinogenic effects of its metabolic products.

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