acrylamide definition

  • noun:
    • A readily polymerized amide, C3H5NO, derived from acrylic acid and utilized in artificial fibers and sewage therapy. It really is a carcinogen and it is within some foods, particularly starches and cereals being prepared at high temperatures.
    • The amide of acrylic acid, CH2=CH.CONH2; used in the make of polyacrylamides.
    • a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and it is carcinogenic in laboratory animals

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