par·a-a·mi·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid (părʹə-ə-mē'nō-săl'ĭ-sĭl'ĭk, ăm'ə-nō-) n. Abbr. PAS
A bacteriostatic agent, C7H7NO3, prescribed for the treatment of tuberculosis. Also called aminosalicylic acid.

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  • aminosalicylicacid — a·mi·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid (ə mē nō săl ĭ sĭlʹĭk, ăm ə ) n. See para aminosalicylic acid. * * * …   Universalium

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