phenetidine

noun phe·net·i·dine \ fə-ˈne-tə-ˌdēn \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of phenetidine

: any of three liquid basic amino derivatives C8H11NO of phenetole used especially in manufacturing dyestuffs and in the preparation of phenacetin

Origin and Etymology of phenetidine

borrowed from French phénétidine, from phénétole phenetole + -idine -idine


Medical Dictionary

phenetidine

noun phe·net·i·dine \ fə-ˈnet-ə-ˌdēn \
variants: also phenetidin play \-dən\

medical Definition of phenetidine

: any of three liquid basic amino derivatives C8H11NO of phenetole used especially in manufacturing dyestuffs and in the preparation of phenacetin

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