para-aminohippuric acid

[păr′ə-ə-mē′nō-hə-pyurĭk]

n.

The glycine amide of para-aminobenzoic acid used in renal function tests.

Nearby words

  1. phyllitic,
  2. phyllo,
  3. phyllo-,
  4. phylloclade,
  5. phyllocladous,
  6. phyllodium,
  7. phyllody,
  8. phyllogenetic,
  9. phylloid,
  10. phyllomania


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