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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.
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(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic compounds whose molecules contain the divalent group -CONHCO-
[C19: alteration of amide]
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im•ide(ˈɪm aɪd, ˈɪm ɪd)
a compound derived from ammonia by replacement of two hydrogen atoms by acidic groups.
[1840–50; < French (1835), appar. alter. of amide amide]
i•mid•ic (ɪˈmɪd ɪk) adj.
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