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    • A white crystalline compound, C6H5NH(COCH3), formerly used in…
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acetanilide definition

  • noun:
    • A white crystalline compound, C6H5NH(COCH3), formerly used in medication to alleviate pain and reduce fever. It has been replaced by safer representatives due to its poisoning.
    • The amide based on acetic acid and aniline; once used medicinally as an analgesic and antipyretic.
    • An amide created from aniline and an acetyl group (C6H5.NH.CO.CH3); it is a white crystalline compound utilized as an analgesic and as an antipyretic. It has molecular weight 135.16.
    • a material, C6H5NH.C2H3O, formed by heating aniline and glacial acetic acid for a couple of hours, or because of the activity of acetyl chlorid or acetic anhydrid on aniline.
    • a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic also as an antipyretic
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