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imide

[im-ahyd, im-id] /ˈɪm aɪd, ˈɪm ɪd/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a compound derived from ammonia by replacement of two hydrogen atoms by acidic groups, characterized by the =NH group.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; alteration of amide
Related forms
imidic
[ih-mid-ik] /ɪˈmɪd ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for imide

imide

/ˈɪmaɪd/
noun
1.
any of a class of organic compounds whose molecules contain the divalent group -CONHCO-
Derived Forms
imidic (ɪˈmɪdɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C19: alteration of amide
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imide in Medicine

imide im·ide (ĭm'īd')
n.
A compound derived from ammonia and containing the bivalent NH group combined with a bivalent acid group or two monovalent acid groups.

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imide in Science
imide
  (ĭm'īd')   
A compound derived from ammonia and containing the bivalent NH group combined with a bivalent acid group or two monovalent acid groups. Peptides and proteins are chains of imides formed when two amino acids are joined by a peptide bond.
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