* * *meth·yl·para·ben .meth-əl-'par-ə-.ben n a crystalline compound C8H8O3 used as an antifungal preservative (as in pharmaceutical ointments and cosmetic creams and lotions)
* * *meth·yl·par·a·ben (meth″əl-parґə-bən) [NF] an antifungal compound, closely related to butylparaben, ethylparaben, and propylparaben; used as a preservative in pharmaceutic preparations.
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