meth-acetin

methacetin

[meth-uh-seet-n]
noun Pharmacology.
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:
probably earlier than 1960–65; meth- + acet- + -in2

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