acetamide etymology

English word acetamide comes from English amide, English acetyl

Detailed word origin of acetamide

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
amide English (eng) (inorganic chemistry) Any ionic derivative of ammonia in which a hydrogen atom has been replaced with a metal cation.. (organic chemistry) Any derivative of an oxoacid in which the hydroxyl group has been replaced with an amino or substituted amino group; especially such derivatives of a carboxylic acid, the carboxamides.
acetyl English (eng) (organic chemistry) The univalent radical CH3CO- derived from acetic acid.
acetamide English (eng) (organic compound) The amide of acetic acid, CH3CONH2.

Words with the same origin as acetamide

Descendants of amide
acetamidase amidation amidic amidol amidrazone oxanilide succinamic transamidase
Descendants of acetyl
ASA dichloroacetamide fluoroacetamide iodoacetamide thioacetamide