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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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