paraben

noun

any ester of parahydroxybenzoic acid, some of which are used in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals and have been found in breast cancer tumours

Nearby words

  1. para.,
  2. paraballism,
  3. parabasal body,
  4. parabasis,
  5. parabellum,
  6. parabiosis,
  7. parablast,
  8. parable,
  9. parablepsia,
  10. parables

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