a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the −NH2 group united with an acid radical is present: amidocyanogen.
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Also especially before a vowel, amid-.
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British Dictionary definitions for amido-
(in chemistry) indicating the presence of an amide group
Word Origin for amido-
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Medical definitions for amido-
[ ə-mē′dō′, ăm′ĭ-dō′ ]
Having a NH2 radical as well as a CO radical in a compound:amidohydrolase.
A chemical group having a NH2 radical as well as a CO radical.
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