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phenetidine

[fuh-net-i-deen, -din] /fəˈnɛt ɪˌdin, -dɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
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] /fəˈnɛt ɪ dɪn/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; phenet(ole) + -id3 + -ine2
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phenetidine

/fɪˈnɛtɪˌdiːn; -dɪn/
noun
1.
a liquid amine that is a derivative of phenetole, existing in three isomeric forms: used in the manufacture of dyestuffs. Formula: H2NC6H4OC2H5
Word Origin
C19: from phenetole + -id³ + -ine²
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