acetanilide

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

acetanilid

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

Origin and Etymology of acetanilide

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1855


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acetanilide

noun ac·et·an·i·lide
variants: or

acetanilid

\ˌas-ə-ˈtan-əl-ˌīd, -əl-əd\play play

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


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