para-aminosalicylic acid[părˈə-ə-mēˌnō-sălˌĭ-sĭlˌĭk, ămˌə-nō-]
para-aminosalicylic acid definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun Abbr. PAS
A bacteriostatic agent, C7H7NO3, prescribed for the treatment of tuberculosis. Also called aminosalicylic acid.
para-aminosalicylic acid - Medical Definition
noun Abbr. PAS, PASA
A bacteriostatic agent used against tubercle bacilli.