acetamide

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noun acet·amide \ə-ˈse-tə-ˌmīd, ˌa-sə-ˈta-ˌmīd\

Definition of acetamide

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

Origin and Etymology of acetamide

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1848


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acetamide

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

Medical Definition of acetamide

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


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