para-aminosalicylic acid

[păr′ə-ə-mē′nō-săl′ĭ-sĭlĭk]

n.

A bacteriostatic agent used against tubercle bacilli.

Nearby words

  1. phyllodium,
  2. phyllody,
  3. phyllogenetic,
  4. phylloid,
  5. phyllomania,
  6. phyllomic,
  7. phyllophagous,
  8. phyllophore,
  9. phylloplane,
  10. phyllopod


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