Amide vs Aldehyde - What's the difference?

amide | aldehyde |


As nouns the difference between amide and aldehyde

is that amide is while aldehyde is aldehyde.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

amide

English

(wikipedia amide)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (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.
  • (inorganic chemistry) Any ionic derivative of ammonia in which a hydrogen atom has been replaced with a metal cation.
  • See also

    * imide

    Anagrams

    * * *

    aldehyde

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a large class of reactive organic compounds (R ┬ĚCHO) having a carbonyl functional group attached to one hydrocarbon radical and a hydrogen atom.
  • Derived terms

    * -al

    See also

    * ketone ----