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Pronunciation: ide


  1. Suffix denoting the more electronegative element in a binary chemical compound; formerly denoted by the qualification -ureted; hydrogen sulfide was sulfureted hydrogen.
  2. Suffix in a sugar name indicating substitution for the H of the hemiacetal OH, glycoside.

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