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<chemistry> Used as a suffix to denote the replacement of one COOH group of a dicarboxylic acid by a carboxamide group (-CONH2).

It is applied only to trivial names (e.g., succinamic acid), phosphamic acid.

Origin: L. Ammonia + -ic.

(20 Jun 2000)

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