any of three isomers having the formula C7H7NO2, derived from benzoic acid, especially the para isomer, para-aminobenzoic acid.
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British Dictionary definitions for aminobenzoic acid
a derivative of benzoic acid existing in three isomeric forms, the para- form being used in the manufacture of dyes and sunburn preventatives. Formula: NH 2 C 6 H 4 COOH
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Scientific definitions for aminobenzoic acid
Any of three organic acids consisting of benzoic acid with an amino group (NH2) attached, especially PABA. Chemical formula: C7H7NO2.
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