methacetin

[meth-uh-seet-n]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C9H11NO2, used for relieving pain and reducing or preventing fever.

Origin of methacetin

probably earlier than 1960–65; meth- + acet- + -in2
Also called acetanisidine.
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