ANILIDES

n. refers to a group of aniline derivatives developed for use as antipyretics and analgesics. Common names include acetamorphin - the only member of the family currently used. Originally developed in 1886, concerns regarding toxicity led to its disuse.

ANILIDES: "Anilides are derived from aniline and acetaminophen is the only one currently in use - due to concerns about toxicity. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANILIDES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anilides/ (accessed November 27, 2020).
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