1. An acidic organic compound containing two carbonyl groups bonded to ammonia or to a primary amine.
2. A strongly basic anion, NH2-, or a salt containing it.
[Alteration of AMIDE.]
i·midic (ə-mĭdĭk, ĭ-mĭd-), imi·do (ĭmĭ-dō′) adj.
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