amidation etymology

English word amidation comes from English amide, English -ation

Detailed word origin of amidation

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.
-ation English (eng) A state or quality. An action or process. The result of an action or process.
amidation English (eng) (organic chemistry) Reaction with, or formation of an amide.

Words with the same origin as amidation

Descendants of amide
acetamidase amidic amidol amidrazone oxanilide succinamic transamidase
Descendants of -ation
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