Acetaminophen meaning

ə-sētə-mĭnə-fən, ăsə-
A crystalline compound, C8 H9 NO2 , used in medicine to relieve pain and reduce fever.
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A white, crystalline powder, CH3CONHC6H4OH, used for reducing fever and relieving pain.
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A crystalline compound, C8 H9 NO2 , used in medicine to relieve pain and reduce fever.
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A crystalline compound used in medicine to relieve pain and reduce fever. Chemical formula: C8H9NO2 .
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(US) A white crystalline compound used in medicine as an anodyne to relieve pain and reduce fever.
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Origin of acetaminophen

  • acet(o)– amino– phen(ol)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Contraction of the chemical name N-acétyl-para-aminophénol.

    From Wiktionary