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(ˌæsɪˈtænɪˌlaɪd) or


(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]


(ˌæs ɪˈtæn lˌaɪd)

a white, crystalline powder, C8H9NO, used chiefly in organic synthesis and formerly to relieve pain and reduce fever.
[1860–65; acet- + anilide (see anil, -ide)]
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Noun1.acetanilide - a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
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After PB treatment, the activities of cytochrome p-450 (CP), aniline hydroxylase (AH), acetanilide hydroxylase (AAH), benzphatamine demethylase (BD), aminopyrine demethylase (APD) and N.
Acetaminophen, an aniline, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) belongs to the para-amino phenol class and is an active metabolite of two other anilines, phenacetin and acetanilide which were both found to metabolise to paracetamol and P-phenatidine or aniline, respectively.
The test samples were completely combusted, and the amount of carbon and hydrogen present in the carbon dioxide and water generated was calibrated against standard thermal acetanilide (C: 71.
In addition, it required all drugs that contained "morphine, opium, cocaine, heroin, alpha or beta eucane, chloroform, cannabis indica, chloral hydrate, or acetanilide, or any derivative or preparation of any of such substances contained therein" to be labeled and list the ingredients present.
According to literature reports [8], the reduction of Benzamide, Acetanilide with W-diethyl aniline.
Gene transcription in Daphnia magna: effects of acute exposure to a carbamate insecticide and an acetanilide herbicide.
Each filter was then placed in a separate acid-washed Petri slide and oven dried at less than 40[degrees]C before determining the carbon contents of replicated subsamples using a Carlo Erba elemental analyzer with acetanilide at 925[degrees]C as a standard.
where Hepp's brother worked and suggested that acetanilide might be a useful pharmaceutical.
where "sample" refers to bromass from the experiment, "control" refers to values calculated from the bulk carbon isotope ratio (see below), and "standard" refers to acetanilide with a known isotope ratio.
The RLG group currently has a diversified product portfolio that includes acetanilide, acetic anhydride, acetic acid, industrial alcohol, aniline oil and sulphanilic acid.