imidic acid


Definition of imidic acid

: 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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International Scientific Vocabulary imide + -ic

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“Imidic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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