- any compound containing the univalent group C6H5NH–, derived from aniline, as acetanilide, C8H9NO.
Origin of anilide
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It yields an anilide; oxidation converts it into mesotartaric acid.
- An acyl derivative of aniline.
- An amide in which a hydrogen in the amido group is replaced by a phenyl group.
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