amino-benzoic acid

aminobenzoic acid

[uh-mee-noh-ben-zoh-ik, am-uh-noh-, uh-mee-noh-, am-uh-noh-]
noun Chemistry.
any of three isomers having the formula C 7 H 7 NO 2 , derived from benzoic acid, especially the para isomer, para-aminobenzoic acid.

Origin:
1900–05; amino- + benzoic acid

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aminobenzoic acid (əˌmaɪnəʊbɛnˈzəʊɪk, -ˌmiː-)
 
n
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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aminobenzoic acid a·mi·no·ben·zo·ic acid (ə-mē'nō-běn-zō'ĭk, ām'ə-nō-)
n.
Any of three benzoic acid derivatives, especially the yellowish para form, which is part of the vitamin B complex.

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aminobenzoic acid   (ə-mē'nō-běn-zō'ĭk, ām'ə-)  Pronunciation Key 
Any of three organic acids consisting of benzoic acid with an amino group (NH2) attached, especially PABA. Chemical formula: C7H7NO2.
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