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Acetanilide   Listen
acetanilide  n.  (Written also acetanilid)  (Med., Chem.) 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.
Synonyms: phenylacetamide, N-phenylacetamide, antifebrin, antifebrine, acetylaminobenzene, acetylaniline

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... should always be tested for, is acetanilide (antifebrin), which may be detected by the characteristic isocyanide odour produced when musk containing this substance is boiled with alcoholic potash, and a few drops of chloroform added. Acetanilide also increases the solubility in 95 per ...
— The Handbook of Soap Manufacture • W. H. Simmons

Words linked to "Acetanilide" :   painkiller, anodyne, phenylacetamide, analgesic, pain pill

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