para-aminobenzoic acid
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1906 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 — [par΄ə ə mē΄nō ben zō′ik, par΄əam΄ə nō΄ben zō′ik] n. [ PARA 1 + AMINO + BENZOIC] a yellowish isomer of aminobenzoic acid, that is a component of folic acid, widely distributed in nature, esp. in yeast, and utilized as a vitamin by organisms that… …   English World dictionary

  • para-aminobenzoic acid — para ami·no·ben·zo·ic acid par ə ə .mē nō .ben .zō ik , par ə .am ə (.)nō n 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 * * * para am·i·no·ben·zo·ic… …   Medical dictionary

  • para-aminobenzoic acid — /par euh euh mee noh ben zoh ik, am euh noh /, Chem., Biochem. part of the folic acid molecule, a white or yellowish, crystalline, slightly water soluble solid, C7H7NO2, the para isomer of aminobenzoic acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of… …   Universalium

  • para-aminobenzoic acid — |parə+... noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary para (I) + aminobenzoic : aminobenzoic acid a written systematically with ital. para or p …   Useful english dictionary

  • para aminobenzoic acid — noun a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers • Syn: ↑PABA • Hypernyms: ↑acid • Substance Holonyms: ↑sunscreen, ↑sunblock, ↑sun blocker …   Useful english dictionary

  • para-aminobenzoic acid — par′a a•mi•no•ben•zo′ic ac′id [[t]ˈpær ə əˌmi noʊ bɛnˈzoʊ ɪk, ˌæm ə noʊ [/t]] n. biochem. chem. a yellowish, crystalline solid, C7H7NO2, that is a component of the vitamin B complex. Abbr.: PABA • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Кислота Парааминобензойная (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid) — естественное лекарственное вещество, используемое в лосьонах и кремах для предотвращения солнечных ожогов кожи. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Aminobenzoic acid — (a benzoic acid with an amino group) can refer to:* para Aminobenzoic acid ( p aminobenzoic acid) * 3 Aminobenzoic acid ( m aminobenzoic acid) * Anthranilic acid (2 aminobenzoic acid, o aminobenzoic acid) …   Wikipedia

  • aminobenzoic acid — [ə mē΄nō ben zō′ik, am΄i nō΄ben zō′ik] n. any of several crystalline substances with the same formula, NH2C6H4COOH, used in the manufacture of dyes, drugs, suntan lotions, etc.: see also PARA AMINOBENZOIC ACID …   English World dictionary

  • aminobenzoic acid — noun a derivative of benzoic acid • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * *  ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ , | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary amin + benzoic : any of three crystalline monoamino derivatives NH2C6H4COOH… …   Useful english dictionary

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