amide definition

  • noun:
    • An organic mixture, like acetamide, containing the CONH2 radical.
    • A compound with a metal changing hydrogen in ammonia, eg salt amide, NaNH2.
    • Any derivative of an oxoacid where hydroxyl group happens to be changed with an amino or substituted amino team; specifically these types of derivatives of a carboxylic acid, the carboxamides.
    • Any ionic derivative of ammonia by which a hydrogen atom has been replaced with a metal cation.
    • A compound created because of the union of amidogen with an acid element or radical. It might additionally be regarded as ammonia where more than one hydrogen atoms have been replaced by an acid atom or radical.
    • A chemical substance from the substitution for example or maybe more for the hydrogen atoms of ammonia of an acid radical: as, acetamide, CH3CO.NH2, by which one hydrogen atom of ammonia, NH3, is replaced because of the acetic acid radical CH3CO.
    • any organic element containing the group -CONH2

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