- a crystalline substance, C8H9NO2, used as a headache and pain reliever and to reduce fever.
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U.S. name for "para-acetylaminophenol," 1960, composed of syllables from the chemical name; in Britain, the same substance is paracetamol.
- A crystalline compound used in chemical synthesis and in medicine to relieve pain and reduce fevers.
- A crystalline compound used in medicine to relieve pain and reduce fever. Chemical formula: C8H9NO2.