variants or less commonly acetophenetide
plural -s
: any of three isomeric compounds CH3CONHC6H4OC2H5 made by acetylating the three phenetidines see acetophenetidin

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary acet- + phenetidine or phenetidine + -ide

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acetophenetidide was in 1897

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“Acetophenetidide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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