acetamide


acet·amide

noun \ə-ˈse-tə-ˌmīd, ˌa-sə-ˈta-ˌmīd\

Definition of ACETAMIDE

:  a white crystalline amide C2H5NO of acetic acid used especially as a solvent and in organic synthesis

Origin of ACETAMIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1869

acet·amide

noun \ə-ˈset-ə-ˌmīd, ˌas-ət-ˈam-ˌīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACETAMIDE

: a white crystalline amide C2H5NO of acetic acid used especially as a solvent and in organic synthesis

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