Amic acid
Amic Am"ic, a. [L. ammonia + -ic.] (Chem.) Related to, or derived, ammonia; -- used chiefly as a suffix; as, amic acid; phosphamic acid. [1913 Webster]

{Amic acid} (Chem.), one of a class of nitrogenized acids somewhat resembling amides. [1913 Webster]


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  • amic acid — ˈamiˈk noun Etymology: amide + ic : a compound (as carbamic acid) that is both an amide and an acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • amic acid — noun Any organic compound that has both a carboxylic acid and an amide functional group …   Wiktionary

  • Amic — Am ic, a. [L. ammonia + ic.] (Chem.) Related to, or derived, ammonia; used chiefly as a suffix; as, amic acid; phosphamic acid. [1913 Webster] {Amic acid} (Chem.), one of a class of nitrogenized acids somewhat resembling amides. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amic — adjective Of, relating to, or derived from an amine, amide or amic acid …   Wiktionary

  • -amic — Chemical suffix denoting the replacement of one COOH group of a dicarboxylic acid by a carboxamide group ( CONH2); applied only to trivial name s ( e.g., succinamic acid). * * * chemical suffix denoting a compound in which one carboxyl group of a …   Medical dictionary

  • picramic acid — (ˈ)pi|kramik noun Etymology: picramic International Scientific Vocabulary picr + amic (acid) : a red crystalline acid C6H2(NO2)2(NH2)OH obtained by reducing picric acid and used chiefly in making azo dyes * * * /pi kram ik/, Chem. a red,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glutamic acid — /glooh tam ik/, Biochem. an amino acid, HOOCCH2CH2CH(NH2)COOH, obtained by hydrolysis from wheat gluten and sugar beet residues, used commercially chiefly in the form of its sodium salt to intensify the flavor of meat or other food. Abbr.: Glu;… …   Universalium

  • cyclamic acid — /suy kleuh mik, sik leuh / a white crystalline solid, C6H13NSO3, the salts of which are referred to as cyclamates: used as an acidulant. Also called cyclohexylsulfamic acid. [CYCL(OHEXYLSULF)AMIC ACID] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyclamic acid — /suy kleuh mik, sik leuh / a white crystalline solid, C6H13NSO3, the salts of which are referred to as cyclamates: used as an acidulant. Also called cyclohexylsulfamic acid. [CYCL(OHEXYLSULF)AMIC ACID] …   Useful english dictionary

  • amido-glutaric acid — Glutamic Glu*tam ic, a. [Gluten + amic.] (Chem.) Of or pertaining to gluten. [1913 Webster] {Glutamic acid}, a nitrogenous organic acid obtained from certain albuminoids, as gluten; called also {amido glutaric acid}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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