acetaminophen definition

  • noun:
    • A crystalline mixture, C8H9NO2, utilized in medicine to ease pain and reduce temperature.
    • A white crystalline ingredient used in medicine as an anodyne to alleviate pain and reduce temperature.
    • a white crystalline ingredient (HO.C6H4.NH.CO.CH3) used as an analgesic and as an antipyretic. This has molecular fat 151.16. This is the component in the industry analgesics Tylenol and datril.
    • an analgesic for mild pain yet not for irritation; in addition used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of labels of acetaminophen pills)

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