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Meaning of ACETAMINOPHEN

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an analgesic for mild pain; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril and Tylenol and Panadol and Phenaphen and Tempra and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)
 

ACETAMINOPHEN is a 13 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: Anacin III, Datril, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, Tylenol
 
 See Also: analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A drug that reduces pain and fever (but not inflammation).
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This white, somewhat-water-soluble chemical is most widely known as an over-the-counter painkiller (analgesic) and fever reducer, but it is also used to make azo dyes and photographic chemicals. Acetaminophen melts at 168 C°. and can cause liver damage in high overdoses.
 

 

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