[ an-l-id, -ahyd ]
/ ˈæn l ɪd, -ˌaɪd /

noun Chemistry.

any compound containing the univalent group C6H5NH–, derived from aniline, as acetanilide, C8H9NO.

Origin of anilide

1860–65; < German Anilid. See anil, -ide

Related forms

an·i·lid·ic [an-uh lid-ik] /ˌænˈəlɪd ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medicine definitions for anilide


[ ănə-lĭd, -līd′ ]


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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