para-aminosalicylic acid

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para-aminosalicylic acid par·a-a·mi·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid (pār'ə-ə-mē'nō-sāl'ĭ-sĭl'ĭk)
n.
Abbr. PAS, PASA
A bacteriostatic agent used against tubercle bacilli.

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