acrylamide

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a·cryl·a·mide

 (ə-krĭl′ə-mīd′)
n.
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.

acrylamide

(əˈkrɪləˌmaɪd)
n
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

a•cryl•a•mide

(əˈkrɪl əˌmaɪd, -mɪd)

n.
a colorless, odorless, toxic crystalline compound, C3H5NO, used in organic synthesis, as of textile fibers, in ore processing, and in sewage treatment.
(acryl (ic) + amide]
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Noun1.acrylamide - a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animalsacrylamide - 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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acrylamide

n (Chem) → Acrylamid nt

a·cryl·a·mide

n. acrilamida, agente causante potencial de cáncer.

acrylamide

n acrilamida
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The active species formed in air was used to induce graft copolymerization of acrylic amide (AAM) in aqueous solution.