acetanilide(redirected from Acetanilides)
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(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline powder used in the manufacture of dyes and rubber, as an analgesic in medicine, and as a precursor in penicillin manufacture. Formula: C6H5NHCOCH3
[C19: from aceto- + aniline + -ide]
ac•et•an•i•lide(ˌæs ɪˈtæn lˌaɪd)
a white, crystalline powder, C8H9NO, used chiefly in organic synthesis and formerly to relieve pain and reduce fever.