adipamide

noun adip·a·mide \ə-ˈdi-pə-ˌmīd, -məd\

Definition of adipamide

plural

-s

  1. :  the crystalline diamide H2NCO(CH2)4CONH2 of adipic acid that is best known in the form of its polymerized hexamethylene derivative — compare nylon

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Origin and Etymology of adipamide

adip- + amide


First Known Use: 1872


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