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acetanilide

noun ac·et·an·i·lide \ˌa-sə-ˈta-nə-ˌlīd, -ləd\

Definition of acetanilide

  1. :  a white crystalline compound C8H9NO that is derived from aniline and acetic acid and is used especially to relieve pain or fever



Variants of acetanilide

or ac·et·an·i·lid play \ˌa-sə-ˈta-nə-ˌlīd, -ləd\

Origin of acetanilide

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1864


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acetanilide

noun ac·et·an·i·lide

Medical Definition of acetanilide

  1. :  a white crystalline compound C8H9NO that is derived from aniline and acetic acid and is used especially to relieve pain or fever—called also phenylacetamide



Variants of acetanilide

or ac·et·an·i·lid \ˌas-ə-ˈtan-əl-ˌīd, -əl-əd\play play

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