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amide

noun am·ide \ˈa-ˌmīd, -məd\

Definition of AMIDE

1
:  an inorganic compound derived from ammonia by replacement of an atom of hydrogen with another element (as a metal)
2
:  any of a class of organic compounds derived from ammonia or an amine by replacement of hydrogen with an acyl group — compare amine, imide

Origin of AMIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin ammonia
First Known Use: 1838

amide

noun am·ide \ˈam-ˌīd, -əd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMIDE

:  an organic compound derived from ammonia or an amine by replacement of an atom of hydrogen with an acyl group—compare imide
amid·ic \ə-ˈmid-ik, a-\ adjective

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