oxanilide

noun
ox·​anilide | \ (ˈ)aks+ \

Definition of oxanilide

: a crystalline amide (CONHC6H5)2 obtainable by heating aniline oxalate and useful as a plasticizer; diphenyl-oxamide

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History and Etymology for oxanilide

International Scientific Vocabulary ox- entry 2 + anilide

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“Oxanilide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxanilide. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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