phenetidin

phenetidine

[fuh-net-i-deen, -din]
noun Chemistry.
a colorless organic liquid, C 8 H 1 1 NO, used chiefly in its para form (para-phenetidine) in the synthesis of phenacetin, dyes, and other compounds.
Also, phenetidin [fuh-net-i-din] .


Origin:
1860–65; phenet(ole) + -id3 + -ine2

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phenetidine (fɪˈnɛtɪˌdiːn, -dɪn)
 
n
a liquid amine that is a derivative of phenetole, existing in three isomeric forms: used in the manufacture of dyestuffs. Formula: H2NC6H4OC2H5
 
[C19: from phenetole + -id³ + -ine²]

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