benzanilide

noun benz·an·i·lide \ˌben-ˈza-nə-ˌlīd, -ləd\

Definition of benzanilide

  1. :  a white crystalline compound C6H5CONHC6H5 made from benzoic acid and aniline and used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and dyes

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Origin and Etymology of benzanilide

International Scientific Vocabulary benz- + anilide


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