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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic.

Usage examples (28)
  • There are various methods of treatment -- with him they fought it with a drug called phenacetin, and to the lay mind a wonderful drug it appears.
  • Andrews to bring me some phenacetin, will you, dear?
  • These true "patent medicines" are generally artificial products of chemical manufacture, such as phenacetin.
  • At this period no internal medication was given, but three days previous to the usual onset of the disease I prescribed phenacetin and salol, five grains of each three... for more
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