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xyl- + amide
- (organic chemistry) An acid amide derivative of xylic acid, obtained as a white crystalline substance.
- 1974, N. J. Harper, Alma B. Simmonds, Advances in drug research: Volume 8
- A critical double blind study is required with xylamide before the drug is worthy of being considered for ulcer therapy.