follow Dictionary.com

Is Tuesday named for a one-handed god?

PABA

[pah-buh] /ˈpɑ bə/
noun
1.
para-aminobenzoic acid.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for PABA

PABA

/ˈpɑːbə/
noun acronym
1.
para-aminobenzoic acid
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
PABA in Medicine

PABA (pä'bə)
n.
Para-aminobenzoic acid; a crystalline para form of aminobenzoic acid that is part of the vitamin B complex, is required by many organisms for the formation of folic acids, and is widely used in sunscreens to absorb ultraviolet light. Also called vitamin Bx.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
PABA in Science
PABA
  (pä'bə)   
Short for para-aminobenzoic acid. A crystalline form of aminobenzoic acid that is part of the vitamin B complex. It is a growth factor required by some microorganisms, and it is often used in sunscreens.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for PABA

PABA

para-aminobenzoic acid
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for PABA

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for PABA

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for paba