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a·mi·no·ben·zo·ic acid(ə-mē′nō-bĕn-zō′ĭk, ăm′ə-)
Any of three benzoic acid derivatives, C7H7NO2, especially the yellowish para-form, which is part of the vitamin B complex.
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aminobenzoic acid(əˌmaɪnəʊbɛnˈzəʊɪk; -ˌmiː-)
(Elements & Compounds) a derivative of benzoic acid existing in three isomeric forms, the para- form being used in the manufacture of dyes and sunburn preventatives. Formula: NH2C6H4COOH
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a•mi′no•ben•zo′ic ac′id(əˈmi noʊ bɛnˈzoʊ ɪk, ˈæm əˌnoʊ-, əˌmi noʊ-, ˌæm ə noʊ-)
any of three isomers having the formula C7H7NO2, derived from benzoic acid, esp. para-aminobenzoic acid.
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acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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