acetamide

noun
acet·amide | \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

First Known Use of acetamide

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acetamide

borrowed from French acétamide, from acét- acet- + amide amide

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acetamide

noun
acet·amide | \ə-ˈset-ə-ˌmīd, ˌas-ət-ˈam-ˌīd \

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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