amide

noun am·ide \ ˈa-ˌmīd , -məd \

Definition of amide

1 : an inorganic compound derived from ammonia by replacement of an atom of hydrogen with another element (such as a metal)
2 : any of a class of organic compounds derived from ammonia or an amine by replacement of hydrogen with an acyl group — compare amine, imide

Origin and Etymology of amide

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin ammonia


Medical Dictionary

amide

noun am·ide \ ˈam-ˌīd , -əd \

medical Definition of amide

: an organic compound derived from ammonia or an amine by replacement of an atom of hydrogen with an acyl group — compare imide

amidic

play \ə-ˈmid-ik, a-\ adjective

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