aminosalicylic acid

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

Definition of aminosalicylic acid

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

First Known Use of aminosalicylic acid

1925


Medical Dictionary

aminosalicylic acid

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

medical Definition of aminosalicylic acid

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

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