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[an-l-id, -ahyd]
noun Chemistry.
  1. any compound containing the univalent group C6H5NH–, derived from aniline, as acetanilide, C8H9NO.
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Origin of anilide

1860–65; < German Anilid. See anil, -ide
Related formsan·i·lid·ic [an-uh lid-ik] /ˌænˈəlɪd ɪk/, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • It yields an anilide; oxidation converts it into mesotartaric acid.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3


anilide in Medicine


(ănə-lĭd, -līd′)
  1. An acyl derivative of aniline.
  2. An amide in which a hydrogen in the amido group is replaced by a phenyl group.
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