para-aminohippuric acid

noun

para-ami·​no·​hip·​pu·​ric acid -hi-ˌpyu̇r-ik- How to pronounce para-aminohippuric acid (audio)
: a crystalline acid administered intravenously in the form of its sodium salt C9H9N2NaO3 in testing kidney function

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“Para-aminohippuric acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/para-aminohippuric%20acid. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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