amide

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See also: Amide, -amide, and amidé

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From ammonia +‎ -ide

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amide (plural amides)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any derivative of an oxoacid in which the hydroxyl group has been replaced with an amino or substituted amino group; especially such derivatives of a carboxylic acid, the carboxamides.
  2. (inorganic chemistry) Any ionic derivative of ammonia in which a hydrogen atom has been replaced with a metal cation.

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amide m (plural amides)

  1. (organic chemistry) amide