para-aminosalicylic acid

noun
para-ami·​no·​sal·​i·​cyl·​ic acid | \ ˌper-ə-ə-ˌmē-ˌnō-ˌsa-lə-ˈsi-lik- How to pronounce para-aminosalicylic acid (audio) , 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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of para-aminosalicylic acid was in 1946

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“Para-aminosalicylic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/para-aminosalicylic%20acid. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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para-aminosalicylic acid

noun
para-ami·​no·​sal·​i·​cyl·​ic acid | \ -ˌsal-ə-ˌsil-ik- How to pronounce para-aminosalicylic acid (audio) \

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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