ace·​to·​phe·​net·​i·​dide | \ ¦a-sə-(ˌ)tō-fə-ˈne-tə-ˌdīd, ə-ˌsē-tō- \
variants: or less commonly acetophenetide \ ¦a-​sə-​(ˌ)tō-​ˈfe-​nə-​ˌtīd , ə-​ˌsē-​tō-​ \
plural -s

Definition of acetophenetidide

: any of three isomeric compounds CH3CONHC6H4OC2H5 made by acetylating the three phenetidines — see acetophenetidin

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First Known Use of acetophenetidide

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetophenetidide

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

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“Acetophenetidide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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