amidogen

[ uh-mee-duh-juh n, -jen, uh-mid-uh- ]
/ əˈmi də dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn, əˈmɪd ə- /

noun Chemistry.

(formerly) the −NH2 group.

Nearby words

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

Origin of amidogen

First recorded in 1840–50; amido- + -gen

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