Pronunciation: (u-set'u-mīd", as"i-tam'īd), [key]
a white, water-soluble, crystalline solid, C2H5NO, the amide of acetic acid: used chiefly in organic synthesis. Also,a•cet•am•idPronunciation: (u-set'u-mid, as"i-tam'id). [key]Also called acetic acid amide.
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