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aminosalicylic acid

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noun ami·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid \ə-ˌmē-nō-ˌsa-lə-ˈsi-lik-\

Definition of aminosalicylic acid

  1. :  any of four isomeric derivatives C7H7NO3 of salicylic acid that have a single amino group; especially :  para-aminosalicylic acid



1925

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1925


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aminosalicylic acid

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noun ami·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid \ə-ˌmē-nō-ˌsal-ə-ˌsil-ik-\

Medical Definition of aminosalicylic acid

  1. :  any of four isomeric derivatives C7H7O3N of salicylic acid that have a single amino group; especially :  para-aminosalicylic acid




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