[tahy-luh-nawl, -nol]
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introduced 1955 as the name of an elixir for children, trade name originally registered by McNeil Laboratories, Philadelphia, Pa., from elements abstracted from N-acetyl-para-aminophenol, the chemical name of its active compound.

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tylenol in Medicine


  1. A trademark for the drug acetaminophen.
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