para-aminosalicylic acid

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noun para-ami·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid \ ˌper-ə-ə-ˌmē-ˌnō-ˌsa-lə-ˈsi-lik- , ˌper-ə-ˌa-mə-(ˌ)nō- , ˌpa-rə- \

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


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para-aminosalicylic acid

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

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

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