Pronunciation: (as"i-tan'l-īd"), [key]
—n. Chem., Pharm.
a white, crystalline, odorless, organic powder, C8H9NO, produced by the action of glacial acetic acid on aniline, used chiefly in organic synthesis and formerly in the treatment of fever and headache. Also,ac•et•an•i•lidPronunciation: (as"i-tan'l-id). [key]Also called acetylaniline.
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