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Medical Term:

carboxamide

Pronunciation: kar-boks′am-īd

Definition: A molecular configuration (–CONH2) that, together with the related carboximides (iminocarbonyls) (–CONH–), is a constituent of many hypnotics, including barbiturates, hydantoins, and thiazines.

Synonym(s): aminocarbonyl

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