Amide vs Oxamide - What's the difference?

amide | oxamide |


As nouns the difference between amide and oxamide

is that amide is while oxamide is (organic compound) a white crystalline solid, the double amide of oxalic acid, used as a stabilizer for nitrocellulose preparations and as a substitute for urea in fertilizers.

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

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    oxamide

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia oxamide)
  • (organic compound) A white crystalline solid, the double amide of oxalic acid, used as a stabilizer for nitrocellulose preparations and as a substitute for urea in fertilizers.