Acetanilide

Acetanilide
Acetanilide Ac`et*an"i*lide, n. [Acetyl + anilide.] (Med.) An amide formed from aniline and an acetyl group ({C6H5.NH.CO.CH3}); it is a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic. It has molecular weight 135.16.

Syn: acetanilide, phenylacetamide, N-phenylacetamide, antifebrin, antifebrine, acetylaminobenzene, acetylaniline [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


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  • acétanilide — * * * ⇒ACÉTANILIDE, subst. masc. CHIM. Composé organique, amide, solide blanc, de formule C6H6NHCOCH3, dérivé de l aniline et obtenu par action du chlorure d acétyle sur l aniline : • 1. C est à cette réaction que l on doit attribuer l origine de …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • acetanilide — noun a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic • Syn: ↑acetanilid, ↑phenylacetamide • Hypernyms: ↑analgesic, ↑anodyne, ↑painkiller, ↑pain pill * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • acetanilide — /as i tan l uyd /, n. Chem., Pharm. a white, crystalline, odorless, organic powder, C8H9NO, produced by the action of glacial acetic acid on aniline, used chiefly in organic synthesis and formerly in the treatment of fever and headache. Also,… …   Universalium

  • acetanilide — or acetanilid noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1864 a white crystalline compound C8H9NO that is derived from aniline and acetic acid and is used especially to relieve pain or fever …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acetanilide — noun The amide derived from acetic acid and aniline; once used medicinally as an analgesic and antipyretic. Syn: antifebrine …   Wiktionary

  • acetanilide — ac·et·an·i·lide or ac·et·an·i·lid .as ə tan əl .īd, əl əd n a white crystalline compound C8H9NO that is derived from aniline and acetic acid and is used esp. to relieve pain or fever called also phenylacetamide …   Medical dictionary

  • acetanilide — n. crystalline organic powder used mainly in organic synthesis and formerly in certain medications (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary