PAS


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p-aminosalicylic acid

 (PAS) (PASA) [ah-me″no-sal-ĭ-sil´ik]
an analogue of p-aminobenzoic acid that inhibits folic acid synthesis in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, used in the treatment of tuberculosis, administered orally. In pharmacy it is officially called aminosalicylic acid. It enhances the potency of streptomycin and delays the development of bacilli resistant to streptomycin. Gastrointestinal irritation accompanied by anorexia, nausea, and vomiting may be reduced by administering the drug with food at mealtime.

PAS

PAS

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PASA

aminosalicylic acid.

PAS

abbr.
para-aminosalicylic acid

PAS, PASA

abbreviation for paraaminosalicylic acid.

PAS

Abbreviation for:
Parent Attitude Scale
parental alienation syndrome
patient accounting system
Patient Administration System (Medpeak-UK)
para-aminosalicylic acid
Performance Appraisal System
periodic acid-Schiff (stain)
Personality Assessment Scale
physician-assisted suicide  
Polish Amiodarone Study
positron annihilation spectroscopy
post-abortion syndrome
posterior airway space
primary antiphospholipid syndrome
problem-appraisal scales
progressive accumulated stress
public address system
pulmonary artery stenosis

PAS

1. Periodic acid-Schiff–stain, see there.
2. Para-aminosalicylic acid.
3. Pulmonary artery stenosis.

PAS

Abbreviation for periodic acid-Schiff stain.

PAS

1. p-aminosalicylic acid, used at one time in the treatment of tuberculosis in humans; also abbreviated PASA.
2. periodic acid-Schiff reaction (stain).
References in classic literature ?
And Pa said"--here she began to sob, poor girl, not at all like the happiest girl in the world-- "that he was sensible the best thing that could happen to them was their being all tomahawked together.
He thought of the miserable portion which Providence had allotted to him; that woman and the pleasure of love, would pass forever before his eyes, and that he should never do anything but behold the felicity of others.
I was going to say--but you are such a beloved little Marplot for putting one out--when you are left alone here with Mrs General, Amy, don't you let her slide into any sort of artful understanding with you that she is looking after Pa, or that Pa is looking after her.
Well, we talked it over, and he had fixed it all up so nicely, with a clergyman all ready in waiting, that we just did it right there; and then Frank went off to seek his fortune, and I went back to pa.