imidogen

noun imid·o·gen \ə̇ˈmidəjə̇n, -ˌjen\

Definition of imidogen

plural

-s

  1. :  a bivalent radical =NH derived from ammonia especially as detected in the free state — compare imido, imino

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Origin and Etymology of imidogen

French imidogène, from imid- + -gène -gen


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