ureide

[ yoo r-ee-ahyd, -id ]
/ ˈyʊər iˌaɪd, -ɪd /

noun Chemistry.

an acyl urea.

Nearby words

  1. uredium,
  2. uredo,
  3. uredo stage,
  4. uredosorus,
  5. uredospore,
  6. urelcosis,
  7. uremia,
  8. uremic,
  9. uremic frost,
  10. uremigenic

Origin of ureide

1855–60; ure(a) + -ide

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British Dictionary definitions for ureide

ureide

/ (ˈjʊərɪˌaɪd) /

noun chem

any of a class of organic compounds derived from urea by replacing one or more of its hydrogen atoms by organic groups
any of a class of derivatives of urea and carboxylic acids, in which one or more of the hydrogen atoms have been replaced by acyl groups: includes the cyclic ureides, such as alloxan
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