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{n: para aminobenzoic acid, PABA} a metabolic acid found in yeast and liver cells; used to make dyes and drugs and sun blockers



{n: sulfa drug, sulfa, sulpha, sulfonamide} antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA

{n: sunscreen, sunblock, sun blocker} a cream spread on the skin; contains a chemical (as PABA) to filter out ultraviolet light and so protect from sunburn


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