acetaminophen

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Etymology[edit]

Shortening of the chemical name para-acetylaminophenol.

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  • IPA(key): /əˌsitəˈmɪnəfən/
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Noun[edit]

acetaminophen (plural acetaminophens)

  1. (Canada, US) A white crystalline compound used in medicine as an anodyne to relieve pain and reduce fever.
    • 1997, Joel Mabus (music), “The Druggist”:
      You need to take acetaminophen / Or just a little aspirin / acetylsalicylic for the pain

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