a hypothetical chemical compound, NH3CO2, known only in the form of its salts, as ammonium carbamate, or its esters, as urethan.
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Origin of carbamic acid
First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for carbamic acid
/ (kɑːˈbæmɪk) /
a hypothetical compound known only in the form of carbamate salts and esters. Formula: NH 2 COOH
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Medical definitions for carbamic acid
[ kär-băm′ĭk ]
A hypothetical acid that exists only in the form of its esters and salts.
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