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methacetin

[ meth-uh-seet-n ]
/ ˌmɛθ əˈsit n /
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noun Pharmacology.

a white, crystalline, water-insoluble powder, C9H11NO2, used for relieving pain and reducing or preventing fever.

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Also called acetanisidine.

Origin of methacetin

Probably earlier than 1960–65; meth- + acet- + -in2
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