aminobenzoic acid


aminobenzoic acid
noun
a derivative of benzoic acid
Hypernyms: ↑acid

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Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary amin- + benzoic
: any of three crystalline monoamino derivatives NH2C6H4COOH of benzoic acid: as
a. : the colorless or yellowish para-substituted acid that is found as a component of the vitamin B complex and of the folic acids but is usually made synthetically, that is antagonistic to many sulfa drugs in their action on bacteria, and that is used in local anesthesia in the form of some of its esters (as butacaine, procaine) — called also PABA, p-aminobenzoic acid, para-aminobenzoic acid

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/euh mee"noh ben zoh"ik, am"euh noh'-, euh mee'noh-, am'euh noh-/, Chem.
any of three isomers having the formula C7H7NO2, derived from benzoic acid, esp. the para isomer, para-aminobenzoic acid.
[1900-05; AMINO- + BENZOIC ACID]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • aminobenzoic acid — /euh mee noh ben zoh ik, am euh noh , euh mee noh , am euh noh /, Chem. any of three isomers having the formula C7H7NO2, derived from benzoic acid, esp. the para isomer, para aminobenzoic acid. [1900 05; AMINO + BENZOIC ACID] * * * …   Universalium

  • aminobenzoic acid — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1904 any of three crystalline derivatives C7H7NO2 of benzoic acid; especially para aminobenzoic acid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • aminobenzoic acid — noun Any benzoic acid with an amino group, such as anthranilic acid …   Wiktionary

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