-ide definition

  • suffix:
    • number of related chemical substances: monosaccharide.
    • Binary substance: sodium chloride, hydrogen cyanide.
    • Chemical factor with properties much like another: lanthanide.
    • any one of a small grouping of relevant substances - azide, polysaccharide, glycoside
    • a binary compound of a nonmetal - bromide, arsenide
    • some of a small grouping of a number of elements - lanthanide
  • others:
    • A suffix always denote: (a) The nonmetallic, or bad, factor or radical in a binary chemical. (b) A compound which can be an anhydride. (c) anybody of a number of derivatives
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