• Definition for "lactim"
    • any one of a class of cyclic hydroxy-imides…
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lactim definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a class of cyclic hydroxy-imides (enols) which can be tautomeric aided by the lactams.
    • among a series of anhydrides resembling the lactams, but of an imido kind. Cf. lactam.
    • The name of a course of organic substances containing the team -C(OH):N-. It is a tautomeric and, sometimes, isomeric kind of the lactam radical.
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