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a·ce·tic ac·id

(a-sē'tik as'id),
A product of the oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood; used locally as a counterirritant and occasionally internally, and also as a reagent; contained in vinegars.
Synonym(s): ethanoic acid
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Acetic Acid

Chemistry The main component of vinegar; an organic acid used to manufacture various chemicals—e.g., plastics and other polymers.
Pharmacology A pharmaceutical necessity containing 36% C2H4O2 by weight; it is bactericidal, spermatocidal, and used in vaginal douches for managing Trichomonas, Candida, Haemophilus infections and Acetobacter but, except for producing vinegar, is usually produced synthetically.
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ethanoic acid

the systematic name for ACETIC ACID.
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a·ce·tic ac·id

(a-sē'tik as'id)
Product of oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood; used locally as a counterirritant and occasionally internally, and also as a reagent; contained in vinegars.
Synonym(s): ethanoic acid.
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Acetyl chloride (4.74 gm; 0.06 mol), dioxane (6 ml), Ethyl-2-(2, 3-dichloroanilido) ethanoate (16.56 gm; 0.06 mol) and triethylamine (5.7 gm; 0.06 mol) were placed in a round bottomed flask carrying reflux condenser having calcium chloride guard tube.
Ethyl-2-[(N-acetyl) 2, 3-dichloroanilido] ethanoate (9.54 gm; 0.03 mol), ethanol (10 ml) and hydrazine hydrate (15 ml; 80%) were mixed together and stirred for thirty five minutes.