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hydrazide

/ (ˈhaɪdrəˌzaɪd) /
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noun
any of a class of chemical compounds that result when hydrogen in hydrazine or any of its derivatives is replaced by an acid radical
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Scientific definitions for hydrazide

hydrazide
[ hīdrə-zīd′ ]

A compound formed by combining hydrazine with an acyl compound. Hydrazides are important in the manufacture of certain medicines.
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