para-aminosalicylic acid
noun Date: 1946 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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  • para-aminosalicylic acid — |parə+... noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary para (I) + aminosalicylic : the para isomer of aminosalicylic acid written systematically with ital. para or p * * * para aminosalicylic acid /par ə a mēˈnō sal i silˈik asˈid/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • para-aminosalicylic acid — para ami·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid .sal ə .sil ik n the white crystalline para substituted isomer of aminosalicylic acid that is made synthetically and is used in the treatment of tuberculosis * * * para ami·no·sal·i·cyl·ic ac·id (par″ə… …   Medical dictionary

  • Кислота Парааминосалициловая (Para-Aminosalicylic Acid, Pas) — лекарственное вещество, по своему химическому составу сходное с аспирином; применяется в сочетании с изониазидом или стрептомицином для лечения различных видов туберкулеза. Назначается внутрь; возможные побочные эффекты: тошнота, рвота, понос и… …   Медицинские термины

  • aminosalicylic acid — ami·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid ə .mē nō .sal ə .sil ik n any of four isomeric derivatives C7H7O3N of salicylic acid that have a single amino group esp PARA AMINOSALICYLIC ACID * * * ami·no·sal·i·cyl·ic ac·id (ə me″no sal ĭ silґik) [USP] …   Medical dictionary

  • aminosalicylic acid — noun Date: 1925 any of four isomeric derivatives C7H7NO3 of salicylic acid that have a single amino group; especially para aminosalicylic acid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aminosalicylic acid —  ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ , | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: amin + salicylic : any of four isomeric monoamino derivatives NH2C6H4(OH)COOH of salicylic acid; especially : the white crystalline para substituted acid made… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 4-Aminosalicylic acid — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • para-aminosalicylicacid — par·a a·mi·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid (părʹə ə mē nō săl ĭ sĭl ĭk, ăm ə nō ) n. Abbr. PAS A bacteriostatic agent, C7H7NO3, prescribed for the treatment of tuberculosis. Also called aminosalicylic acid. * * * …   Universalium

  • PAS-C — para aminosalicylic acid crystallized with ascorbic acid …   Medical dictionary

  • PAS-C — • para aminosalicylic acid crystallized with ascorbic acid …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

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