amido-

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a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the −NH2 group united with an acid radical is present: amidocyanogen.
(erroneously) amino-.

Nearby words

  1. amide,
  2. amidic,
  3. amidin,
  4. amidine,
  5. amidinohydrazone,
  6. amidogen,
  7. amidohydrolase,
  8. amidol,
  9. amidships,
  10. amidst

Also especially before a vowel, amid-.

Origin of amido-


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British Dictionary definitions for amido

amido-

combining form

(in chemistry) indicating the presence of an amide group

Word Origin for amido-

from amide

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