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Noun: acetaminophen  u,see-tu'mi-nu-fen
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: paracetamol)
  1. 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)
    - Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, Anacin III, paracetamol [Brit]

Derived forms: acetaminophens

Type of: analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller

Encyclopedia: Acetaminophen