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acetaminophen (n.)

U.S. name for "para-acetylaminophenol," 1960, composed of syllables from the chemical name: acetyl, a derivative of acetic (q.v.; also see acetylene) + amino- + phenol. In Britain, the same substance is paracetamol.

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Definitions of acetaminophen from WordNet

acetaminophen (n.)
an analgesic for mild pain but not for inflammation; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets);
Synonyms: Datril / Tylenol / Panadol / Phenaphen / Tempra / Anacin III
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