from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See acetophenetidin.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of a class of analgesic and antipyretic drugs derived from acetanilide.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white, crystalline compound, C10H13O2N, once used in medicine principally as an antipyretic. It is now seldom used because of serious side effects.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An acetyl derivative of amidophenol, occurring in small tasteless colorless crystals but slightly soluble in water, antalgesic and antipyretic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic
Rearrangement of chemical name acetophenetidin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)