- 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-.
Also especially before a vowel, amid-.
Origin of amido-
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- (in chemistry) indicating the presence of an amide group
Word Origin for amido-
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