HyperDic: amide

English > 1 sense of the word amide:
NOUNsubstanceamideany organic compound containing the group -CONH2
English > amide: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAny organic compound containing the group -CONH2.
Narroweracetamide, ethanamideA colorless solid amide of acetic acid used as a solvent and in the synthesis of organic compounds
acrylamideA white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals
peptideamide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another
proprionamide, propanamideThe amide of propionic acid (C2H5CONH2)
Broaderorganic compoundAny compound of carbon and another element or a radical

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