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amido-

1.
a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the −NH 2 group united with an acid radical is present:
amidocyanogen.
2.
(erroneously) amino-.
Also, especially before a vowel, amid-.
Origin of amido-
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  • These are soluble in alkalies, acids and water, and are readily hydrolyzed further into amido acids and acid amides.

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
  • Experiments show that no flavor develops until the amido acids and ammonia are formed.

    The Book of Cheese Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
  • It will be interesting, however, to mention some of the amido acids and groups commonly occurring in proteids.

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
  • The question arises whether these intermediate compounds must be found before other agents can form the amido acids and ammonia.

    The Book of Cheese Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
  • The chains of amido acids are split up during hydrolysis, and individual amido acids may thus be separated.

    Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for amido

amido-

combining form
1.
(in chemistry) indicating the presence of an amide group
Word Origin
from amide
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amido in Medicine

amido- pref.
Having a NH2 radical as well as a CO radical in a compound: amidohydrolase.

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