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a combining form used in the names of chemical compounds in which the −NH 2 group united with an acid radical is present:
(erroneously) .
Historical Examples

These are soluble in alkalies, acids and water, and are readily hydrolyzed further into amido acids and acid amides.
Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett

Experiments show that no flavor develops until the amido acids and ammonia are formed.
The Book of Cheese Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk

It will be interesting, however, to mention some of the amido acids and groups commonly occurring in proteids.
Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett

The question arises whether these intermediate compounds must be found before other agents can form the amido acids and ammonia.
The Book of Cheese Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk

The chains of amido acids are split up during hydrolysis, and individual amido acids may thus be separated.
Animal Proteins Hugh Garner Bennett

combining form
(in chemistry) indicating the presence of an amide group

amido- pref.
Having a NH2 radical as well as a CO radical in a compound: amidohydrolase.


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