acetopyrine

noun ace·to·py·rine \¦a-sə-(ˌ)tō-ˈpī-ˌrēn, -rən\

Definition of acetopyrine

plural

-s

  1. :  a crystalline combination of aspirin and antipyrine used as an analgesic and antipyretic

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Origin and Etymology of acetopyrine

International Scientific Vocabulary acet- + antipyrine; originally formed as German azetopyrin


First Known Use: 1900


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