carbamic acid

noun

car·​bam·​ic acid (ˌ)kär-ˈba-mik- How to pronounce carbamic acid (audio)
: an acid CH3NO2 known in the form of salts and esters that is a half amide of carbonic acid

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary carbamide + -ic entry 1

First Known Use

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of carbamic acid was in 1869

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“Carbamic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbamic%20acid. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

carbamic acid

noun
car·​bam·​ic acid (ˌ)kär-ˌbam-ik- How to pronounce carbamic acid (audio)
: an acid CH3NO2 known in the form of salts and esters
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