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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

  1. :  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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