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[pah-buh] /ˈpɑ bə/

para-aminobenzoic acid.
noun acronym
para-aminobenzoic acid

PABA (pä’bə)
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.
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.
para-aminobenzoic acid


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