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methacetin

[meth-uh-seet-n] /ˌmɛθ əˈsit n/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C 9 H 1 1 NO 2 , used for relieving pain and reducing or preventing fever.
Also called acetanisidine.
Origin
1960-1965
probably earlier than 1960-65; meth- + acet- + -in2
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