lactimide definition

  • noun:
    • A white crystalline substance obtained as an anhydride of alanine, and seen as an imido derivative of lactic acid.
    • A white, crystalline material gotten as an anhydride of alanine, and considered an imido derivative of lactic acid.
    • A colorless simple ingredient, , served by heating a-aminopropionic acid in a current of hydrochloric-acid gas. It crystallizes in needles or dishes, melts away at 275° C, and sublimes.
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