acetophenetidin

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acetophenetidin ac·e·to·phe·net·i·din (ās'ĭ-tō-fə-nět'ĭ-dĭn, ə-sē'tō-)
n.
A white powder or crystalline solid derived from coal tar and used in medicine to reduce fever and relieve pain. Also called phenacetin.

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