chloramide

noun chlor·am·ide \klōrˈaˌmīd, -mə̇d, ˈklōrəˌ-\

Definition of chloramide

plural

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  1. 1 :  an organic amide in which chlorine has replaced hydrogen attached to the nitrogen atom (as in chloramine-T); an N-chloroamide —called also chloramine

  2. 2 :  the chloramine NH2Cl

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Origin and Etymology of chloramide

chlor- + amide


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