amidic

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amide   (ām'īd')  Pronunciation Key 
Any organic compound containing the group CONH2, derived from a fatty acid by replacing the hydroxyl group (OH) of the carboxyl group (COOH) with an amino group (NH2). Amides are volatile solids.
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