amidogen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

amide + -gen.

Noun[edit]

amidogen (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, dated) A compound radical, NH2, not yet obtained in a separate state, which may be regarded as ammonia from the molecule of which one of the hydrogen atoms has been removed; called also the amido group.

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