Paba definition

päbə
A crystalline para form of aminobenzoic acid that is part of the vitamin B complex, sometimes used in sunscreens.
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Para-aminobenzoic acid.
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A crystalline para form of aminobenzoic acid that is part of the vitamin B complex, sometimes used in sunscreens.
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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.
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Origin of paba

  • p(ara)-a(mino)b(enzoic) a(cid)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition