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1. An acidic organic compound containing two carbonyl groups bonded to ammonia or to a primary amine.
2. A strongly basic anion, NH2-, or a salt containing it.

[Alteration of amide.]

i·mid′ic (ə-mĭd′ĭk, ĭ-mĭd′-), im′i·do (ĭm′ĭ-dō′) adj.


(ˈɪm ɪˌdoʊ)

containing the bivalent group NH linked to one or two acid groups.
[1880–85; independent use of imido-]
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