[ par-uh-fuh-net-i-deen, -din ]
/ ˌpær ə fəˈnɛt ɪˌdin, -dɪn /
See under phenetidine.
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Definition for para-phenetidine (2 of 2)
[ fuh-net-i-deen, -din ]
/ fəˈnɛt ɪˌdin, -dɪn /
a colorless organic liquid, C8H11NO, used chiefly in its para form (para-phenetidine) in the synthesis of phenacetin, dyes, and other compounds.
Also phe·net·i·din [fuh-net-i-din] /fəˈnɛt ɪ dɪn/.
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British Dictionary definitions for para-phenetidine
/ (fɪˈnɛtɪˌdiːn, -dɪn) /
a liquid amine that is a derivative of phenetole, existing in three isomeric forms: used in the manufacture of dyestuffs. Formula: H 2 NC 6 H 4 OC 2 H 5
Word Origin for phenetidine
C19: from phenetole + -id ³ + -ine ²
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