para-aminobenzoic acid

noun para-ami·no·ben·zo·ic acid \ ˌper-ə-ə-ˌmē-ˌnō-ˌben-ˈzō-ik- , ˌper-ə-ˌa-mə-(ˌ)nō- , ˌpa-rə- \

Definition of para-aminobenzoic acid

: a colorless para-substituted aminobenzoic acid that is a growth factor of the vitamin B complex and is used as a sunscreen called also PABA

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para-aminobenzoic acid

noun para-ami·no·ben·zo·ic acid \ ˈpar-ə-ə-ˌmē-nō-ˌben-ˌzō-ik-, ˈpar-ə-ˌam-ə-(ˌ)nō- \

medical Definition of para-aminobenzoic acid

: a colorless para-substituted aminobenzoic acid that is a growth factor of the vitamin B complex and is used as a sunscreen called also PABA

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