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A readily polymerized amide, C3H5NO, derived from acrylic acid and used in synthetic fibers and sewage treatment. It is a carcinogen and is present in some foods, especially starches and cereals that are cooked at high temperatures.
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1. (Elements & Compounds) a chemical compound that forms in certain foods when exposed to high temperature
2. (Elements & Compounds) a chemical compound produced for industry
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a•cryl•a•mide(əˈkrɪl əˌmaɪd, -mɪd)
a colorless, odorless, toxic crystalline compound, C3H5NO, used in organic synthesis, as of textile fibers, in ore processing, and in sewage treatment.
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|Noun||1.||acrylamide - a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals; "they claimed that acrylamide is produced when certain carbohydrates are baked or fried at high temperatures"|
amide - any organic compound containing the group -CONH2
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n (Chem) → Acrylamid nt
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n. acrilamida, agente causante potencial de cáncer.
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