methacetin
/meth'euh seet"n/, n. Pharm.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C9H11NO2, used for relieving pain and reducing or preventing fever. Also called acetanisidine.
[‡1960-65; METH- + ACET- + -IN2]

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  • acetanisidine — /euh see teuh nis i deen , din, as i teuh /, n. Pharm. methacetin. [ACET + ANISE + IDE + INE2] …   Useful english dictionary

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