from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A crystalline para form of aminobenzoic acid that is part of the vitamin B complex, formerly used in sunscreens.
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- n. a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers
p(ara)-a(mino)b(enzoic) a(cid).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)