para-aminohippuric acid


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para-aminohippuric acid

/para-ami·no·hip·pu·ric ac·id/ (-ah-me″no-hĭ-pūr´ik) aminohippuric acid.

para-aminohippuric acid

Abbreviation: PAH, PAHA
C9H10N2O3, a derivative of aminobenzoic acid. The salt, para-aminohippurate, is used to test the excretory capacity of the renal tubules.
CAS # 61-78-9
See also: acid

para-aminohippuric acid

a derivative of para-aminobenzoic acid used to measure the effective renal plasma flow and to determine the functional capacity of the renal tubular excretory mechanism. Called also aminohippuric acid. Abbreviated PAH, PAHA.