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imide   (ĭm'īd')  Pronunciation Key 
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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