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

Origin and Etymology of 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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