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

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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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