para-aminosalicylic acid


para–ami·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid

noun \-ˌsa-lə-ˈsi-lik-\

Definition of PARA-AMINOSALICYLIC ACID

:  the white crystalline para-substituted isomer of aminosalicylic acid that is made synthetically and is used in the treatment of tuberculosis

First Known Use of PARA-AMINOSALICYLIC ACID

1946

para–ami·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid

noun \-ˌsal-ə-ˌsil-ik-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PARA–AMINOSALICYLIC ACID

: the white crystalline para-substituted isomer of aminosalicylic acid that is made synthetically and is used in the treatment of tuberculosis

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: para–analgesia
Previous Word in the Dictionary: para–aminophenol
All Words Near: para-aminosalicylic acid

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up para-aminosalicylic acid? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).