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Definition of "acetanilid" []

  • Alternative form of acetanilide. (noun)

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Use "acetanilid" in a sentence
  • "They produced antikamnia medicines containing the coal tar derivative, acetanilid, an anti-fever drug with pain relieving properties somewhat related to paracetamol, but which would be later shown to be a toxic compound not to mention addictive."
  • "Except it consisted of a deadly combination of cocaine, acetanilid, and some rather nasty alkaloid botanicals."
  • "The labels required by law are often deceptive and convey no adequate idea of the amount of drug consumed; for example, 240 grains of acetanilid to an ounce seems a small quantity of drug for a powder, but when one considers that there are only 480 grains in an ounce, it will be seen that each powder is one half acetanilid."