para aminobenzoic acid

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Noun1.para aminobenzoic acid - a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers
sun blocker, sunblock, sunscreen - a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn
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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Ethanol or ethanol containing 5% para aminobenzoic acid (PABA) was applied to pieces of human skin prior to exposure to 30 mJ [cm.
Para aminobenzoic acid (oldest sunscreen to be used, causes staining of clothes)