imidic acid

noun

Definition of imidic acid

  1. :  any of various acids characterized by the presence of the imido group; especially :  one of a class of organic acids containing a carboxyl group in which the carbonyl oxygen atom is replaced by an imido group and having the general formula RC(=NH)OH but known only in the form of derivatives (as esters or acid chlorides)

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Origin and Etymology of imidic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary imide + -ic


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