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imide

noun im·ide \ˈi-ˌmīd\

Definition of IMIDE

:  a compound containing the NH group that is derived from ammonia by replacement of two hydrogen atoms by a metal or an equivalent of acid groups — compare amide
im·id·ic \i-ˈmi-dik\ adjective

Origin of IMIDE

International Scientific Vocabulary, alteration of amide
First Known Use: 1857

imide

noun im·ide \ˈim-ˌīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of IMIDE

:  a compound containing the NH group that is derived from ammonia by replacement of two hydrogen atoms by a metal or an equivalent of acid radicals—compare amide
im·id·ic \im-ˈid-ik\ adjective

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