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phe•nac•e•tin



Pronunciation: (fu-nas'i-tin), [key]
n. Pharm.
a white, slightly water-soluble, crystalline solid, C10H13NO2, used in medicine chiefly as an agent for checking or preventing fever or for relieving pain: withdrawn because of unfavorable side effects. Also called acetophenetidin.

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