oxamic acid

noun ox·am·ic acid \(ˈ)äk¦samik-\

Definition of oxamic acid

  1. :  a high-melting crystalline acid NH2COCOOH intermediate between oxalic acid and oxamide :  the monoamide of oxalic acid

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Origin and Etymology of oxamic acid

oxamic from French oxamique, from oxam- (from oxamide) + -ique -ic


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