Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The crystalline amide of acetic acid, CH3CONH2, used as a solvent and wetting agent and in lacquers and explosives.

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  • n. The amide of acetic acid, CH3CONH2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white crystalline solid, from ammonia by replacement of an equivalent of hydrogen by acetyl.

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  • n. a colorless solid amide of acetic acid used as a solvent and in the synthesis of organic compounds

Etymologies

Blend of acetyl and amide (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • • Twentyseven per cent of the dose is metabolized by an enzymatic hydrolysis of the acetamide group, mainly to L057 • This process occurs diffusely in the body, and is not hepatically mediated. • no inhibition of drug-metabolizing enzymes including CYP3A4, CYP1A2, CYP2C19, CYP2C9, CYP2E1, CYP

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